Vehicle Ignition Override System to Avoid Drunken Drive
R. Gayathiri1, M. Nalini2

1R. Gayathiri*, Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Chennai, India.
2Dr. M. Nalini, Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Chennai, India.

Manuscript received on October 14, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 23 October, 2019. | Manuscript published on November 10, 2019. | PP: 4769-4771 | Volume-9 Issue-1, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: A4660119119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.A4660.119119
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Abstract: Safety is one of the very important aspects while driving. Drunken driving can cause accidents of higher intensity with a huge damage to the vehicle and the people travelling in it. In this paper we propose a vehicle ignition override mechanism that will help in avoiding drunk and drive accidents to a huge extent. We propose a system that uses an ethyl alcohol sensor more commonly known as alcohol sensor to detect the presence of alcohol in the driver’s breath and a pulse sensor to collect the heart rate of the driver. The system is controlled by a microcontroller which is also interfaced with GPS and GSM modules to send the details of the location of the car to the emergency contacts and owners in case of rented cars. Also, the main aim of the proposed system is to switch of the car engine to avoid any further damage to the life.
Keywords: GPS, GSM, Alcohol Sensor, Pulse Sensor.
Scope of the Article: GPS and Location-Based Applications