Vehicle Accident Alert System
Over the past few years, the usage of vehicles has drastically increased. The transportation system has undergone a lot of development and the latest technology is being used in vehicles. With the increase in the number of vehicles on the road, the number of accidents has also proportionally increased. The most important factor in reducing the number of casualties in an accident is the response of emergency services. To reduce the time of response, a Vehicle Accident Alert System is proposed that automatically detects an accident and alerts a predefined phone number by sending an SMS (short message service). The system comprises of an accelerometer, vibration sensor, GPS, and GSM module. The heart of the system is the Arduino Uno. A threshold algorithm is used to detect an accident.
Keywords: Arduino, Accelerometer, Vibration Sensor, Accident