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A Study on road accidents and detection of driver's distraction

Mrs Deepalakshmi. G | Mr. K. Anand | Mr. S. SasiKumar | Mr. S. Ajith Kumar | Mr. S. Ashok

Journal Title:International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development
Abstract


The number and quantity of vehicles on roads have enlarged due to technological and cost effective progress in recent years. As a result of this increase, Avoiding the traffic and accidents have become one of the most important parts of our daily lives as people spend more time in traffic thereby forcing drivers and other road users to face a higher risk of the traffic accident. Road accidents are an outcome of the interplay of various factors, some of which is a length of the road network, vehicle population, human population and enforcement of road safety regulations. The number one cause of car accidents is not a criminal that drove drunken, speed or ran a red light. Distracted drivers are the top cause of car accidents in most of the countries. A distracted driver diverts his or her attention from the road, usually to talk on a cell phone, send a text message or eat food. This study has discussed the statistics of road accidents and the top ten states in India's accidental death rates, common behavior of drivers which causes the accidents and distraction types. This paper proposed a methodology of detecting the distraction of drivers by calculating the heartbeat rate of the drivers when he or she is distracted Mrs Deepalakshmi. G | Mr. K. Anand | Mr. S. SasiKumar | Mr. S. Ajith Kumar | Mr. S. Ashok "A Study on road accidents and detection of driver's distraction" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-2 | Issue-3 , April 2018, URL: https://www.ijtsrd.com/papers/ijtsrd11565.pdf Paper URL: http://www.ijtsrd.com/engineering/computer-engineering/11565/a-study-on-road-accidents-and-detection-of-driver's-distraction/mrs-deepalakshmi-g

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