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Road Safety: Adoption of ICT for Tracking Vehicles’ Over-speeding in Tanzania

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International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 96 - Number 16
Year of Publication: 2014
Authors:
Ally S. Nyamawe
Emmanuel C. Mbosso
10.5120/16877-6876

Ally S Nyamawe and Emmanuel C Mbosso. Article: Road Safety: Adoption of ICT for Tracking Vehicles Over-speeding in Tanzania. International Journal of Computer Applications 96(16):12-15, June 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Ally S. Nyamawe and Emmanuel C. Mbosso},
	title = {Article: Road Safety: Adoption of ICT for Tracking Vehicles Over-speeding in Tanzania},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {96},
	number = {16},
	pages = {12-15},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

The number of road incidents which result to deaths, injury, disabilities and loss of property is frightening. In Tanzania, the major contributor of road accidents is human factor which account for 74% in 2010. Vehicles' over-speeding is named to be one of the accelerating factors to the increase of road casualties. The existing measures to limit over-speeding has not shown major contribution to the road safety as there are only countable inspection points with speed radar guns as a way to limit over-speeding. This paper discusses the adoption of ICT for tracking vehicles and proposes the model for tracking in real time vehicles' over-speeding in Tanzania.

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