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Accident Prevention and Safety Management System for a Children School Bus

어린이 통학버스 사고 방지 및 안전 관리 시스템

  • Kim, Hyeonju (Department of System Semiconductor Engineering, Sangmyung University) ;
  • Lee, Seungmin (Department of System Semiconductor Engineering, Sangmyung University) ;
  • Ham, Sojeong (Department of System Semiconductor Engineering, Sangmyung University) ;
  • Kim, Sunhee (Department of System Semiconductor Engineering, Sangmyung University)
  • 김현주 (상명대학교 시스템반도체공학과) ;
  • 이승민 (상명대학교 시스템반도체공학과) ;
  • 함소정 (상명대학교 시스템반도체공학과) ;
  • 김선희 (상명대학교 시스템반도체공학과)
  • Received : 2020.04.13
  • Accepted : 2020.07.03
  • Published : 2020.07.31

Abstract

As the use of children's school buses increases, accidents caused by the negligence of school bus drivers and ride carers have also increased significantly. To prevent such accidents, the government is coming up with various policies. We propose an accident prevention and safety management system for children's school buses. Through this system, bus drivers can easily check whether each child is seated and whether the seat belt is used, so it is possible to quickly respond to children's conditions while driving. With the ability to recognize faces by analyzing camera images, children can use a seat belt that is automatically adjusted to their height. It is therefore possible to prevent secondary injuries that may occur in the event of a traffic accident. In addition, a sleeping child-check system is provided to confirm that all children get off the bus, and a text service is provided to inform parents of their children's locations in real time. Based on Raspberry Pi, the system is implemented with cameras, pressure sensors, motors, Bluetooth modules, and so on. This proposed system was attached to a bus model to confirm that the series of functions work correctly.

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