JTTs  Vol.2 No.1 , January 2012
Low Cost Driving Trainer Assistance System
Abstract
The multiple tasks involved in real-time driving are challenging tasks for any new learner of driving. The proposed Low Cost Driving Trainer Assistance System (DTAS) helps the amateur drivers to learn the basic skills involved while driving a vehicle, in particular a 4 wheeler like a car. The proposed system not only helps the novice drivers to gain confidence but also saves money spent on fuels while learning. The proposed DTAS system uses a steering wheel, an accelerator pedal, a brake pedal, gear mechanism and virtual (simulated) road environment. We also monitor and record the vital system parameters during the training period and analyze the same. The proposed DTAS involves operations like taking a turn, braking, accelerating, using dashboard functions and changing gears.

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R. Adarsha, V. Kumar and K. Ganesan, "Low Cost Driving Trainer Assistance System," Journal of Transportation Technologies, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 63-66. doi: 10.4236/jtts.2012.21007.
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