Traffic Decongestion in Toll Plaza Using Electronic Toll Collection

Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9(36) December 2015

Posted: 7 Feb 2017

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Boselin Prabhu

VSB College of Engineering

R. Rajkumar

SVS College of Engineering - Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Prabhu, S.R.Boselin and Rajkumar, R., Traffic Decongestion in Toll Plaza Using Electronic Toll Collection (2015). Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9(36) December 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2898891

S.R.Boselin Prabhu (Contact Author)

VSB College of Engineering ( email )

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
India

R. Rajkumar

SVS College of Engineering - Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering ( email )

Arasampalayam
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
India

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