MOTORCYCLE OVERSPEEDING DETECTION SYSTEM WITH GPS TRACKING AND SMS NOTIFICATION
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Keywords

motorcycle speed
GPS
Hall Effect sensing
SMS reception

Abstract

Overspeeding of motorcycles is the primary cause of motorcycle-related accidents in the Philippines.  Motorcycle drivers are usually unaware that the normal speed limit has been exceeded during driving. To address this problem, a system has been developed to detect overspeeding by using a Hall Effect sensor. This system alerts the driver in times of overspeeding using a buzzer. Also, the system can provide location details of the motorcycle by using the Global Positioning System (GPS) module. These details can be sent to the dedicated user via Short Message Service (SMS) and can be stored using a Secure Digital (SD) card. In testing the performance of the developed system, the following experiments were performed in three different locations within Cebu, Philippines: GPS response test, Hall Effect sensor response test, and data logging test. Experiment results had proven that the developed system could effectively perform its desired operations. Specifically, it detects overspeeding, sends the location details via Short Message Service (SMS) messages to the dedicated user, alarms the buzzer when the speed limit is reached, and stores the information details using the SD card. Hence, the system advances the literature since it serves a dual purpose: to detect overspeeding and to track the location of motorcycles. For further enhancement of the system performance, it is highly recommended that future researchers should include an intelligent feature such as the automatic deceleration when the driving speed exceeds the speed limit. It would also be preferable if the collision detection and avoidance mechanisms can be incorporated.

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