Traffic Decongestion in Toll Plaza Using Electronic Toll Collection
Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9(36) December 2015
Posted: 7 Feb 2017
Date Written: 2015
The focus of this paper is to disclose some of the proposals to minimize the traffic congestion encountered in the toll plazas by optimizing the toll collection method technological advancements. A mobile application is used as a user interactive tootoll payment and also lets user to predict the traffic situation at the toll plaza. Collection of toll fee manually involves more of human labour and very slow. It also affects the toll gate revenue. The prime objective being to minimize the waitingand also help evade fare dodging to a higher level. The proposed system will have amobile application as a feature to reserve toll tickets. The number plate recognitionmechanism uses high sensitive cameras to capture number plate images the vehicle number information and sends to a server. This data will be used to allowthe vehicle enter the toll plaza. The collected data may be maintained in the server so that it can be used to trace vehicles when needed.
Keywords: Electronic toll collection, toll plaza, Radio Frequency Identification, infrared illumination, magnetic loop detector, surveillance cameras, sensors
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