KSU professors use DOT cameras to make intersections safer (Fox 5)


KENNESAW, Ga. (Feb 5, 2018) — In 2017, more than 1,500 people died in wrecks on Georgia roads. It's a terrible number DOT officials want to eliminate.

The agency is funding programs and studies, to try and make your roads safer and engineers at Kennesaw State University are using cameras to help save lives.

Imagine if there's a way to locate a dangerous intersection before someone dies in a crash. A team of professors at Kennesaw State University is testing out software to help spot those problems on camera before a wreck turns deadly.

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu