IoT based Driver Drowsiness and Pothole Detection Alert System

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Gopisetty Ramesh
V. Lingamaiah
Jakkula Sudheer Kumar
S. Veeresh Kumar
Sravan Kumar G


One of the common in progressing countries is the maintenance of roads. Well maintained roads contribute a major portion to the country’s economy. Identification of pavement distress such as potholes and humps not only help drivers to avoid accidents or vehicle damages, but also helps authorities to maintain roads. This paper discusses various pothole detection methods that have been developed and proposes a simple and cost-effective solution to identify the potholes and humps on roads and provide timely alerts to drivers to avoid accidents or vehicle damages. Not only Potholes and humps are the main cause of accidents other than over speeding and drowsiness of driver includes the issue of accidents. Drowsy state may be caused by lack of sleep, medication, tiredness, drugs or driving continuously for long period of time. So, here is the solution for detecting the potholes and humps and to alert the driver from drowsiness while driving. In this paper, the system is structured to detect potholes and to alert the drowsy driver by using the ultrasonic sensor, eyeblink sensor and IR sensor and microcontroller. Ultrasonic sensor senses the humps, IR sensor senses the potholes and eye blink sensor the blinking of eye and this sensing signals fed into the Arduino to alert the driver by buzzer sound.

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Ramesh, G. ., Lingamaiah, V. ., Kumar, J. S. ., Kumar, S. V. ., & Kumar G, S. . (2023). IoT based Driver Drowsiness and Pothole Detection Alert System. International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication, 11(7), 127–132.


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