#ShellSelamatSampai has reached up to 70,000 youths and continuing building a strong partnership with key government authorities like Road Safety Department (JKJR), Road Transport Department (JPJ), Ministry of Education, and Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM). Through #ShellSelamatSampai School Challenge programme, impactful road safety initiatives ranging from traffic management systems to alleviate traffic congestion up to road safety mobile applications that instils the safety-first mentality in ensuring well-being and safety on the road, have been implemented and benefited the surrounding communities. To date, 75 secondary schools nationwide have participated in this national-level competition.

In #ShellSelamatSampai Varsity Challenge programme, an inter-varsity road safety innovation competition, varsity students own up to the challenge in developing exciting road safety innovation prototypes. The programme has discovered road safety innovations that reduces road accident risks in overtaking situations, mitigating distracted driving and heighten visibility of motorcycle riders and using agriculture wastes to improve existing road structures. With the collaboration with the Higher Education Department, #ShellSelamatSampai Varsity Challenge has now expanded to all 20 public universities and 6 technical-based private universities nationwide.

In line with the new normal, #ShellSelamatSampai is going digital in continuing our road safety awareness. Do follow us on Facebook and look out for #ShellSelamatSampai postings.

VARSITY CHALLENGE

WINNERS’ ANNOUNCEMENT 2021

CHAMPION

Team salvus champion

Team Name: SALVUS

Project: Anti-Drunk & Sleep Detector

University: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Team Members:

  • Siti Aishah Husna binti Mohd Noor
  • Nurul Faqihah binti Hambali
  • Mas Athirah binti Mohd Hisban
  • Kiang Fei Yi
  • Nurul Syamilah binti Azman

Project Description: The project aims to create a device that identifies drunk or drivers who are prone to microsleep while driving. The device will detect the alcohol scent and oxygen level of the driver to indicate if the driver is not suitable to driver.

1st RUNNER UP

Team dynamic 1st runner up

Team Name: Dynamic

Project: Pothole Detection System (PoDS)

University: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Team Members:

  • Lee Zi Ying
  • Ngiow Ee Qin
  • How Han Yang
  • Gan Pei Koon
  • Ho Zhu On

Project Description: The project aims to create a system that will detect any potholes while driving. The system uses a camera and distance sensor to detect the pothole and will store the information in a cloud base for other drivers take notice.

2nd RUNNER UP

team uum group-2 2nd runner up

Team Name: UUM Group 2

Project: Helmet Chin Strap Detector (CSD)

University: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

Team Members:

  • Kavines Nair Ananthan
  • Heemashini A
  • P Thana Seelan
  • Danusha Raman
  • Lai Soon Kian

Project Description: The project aims to address several motorcycle related accidents. The first is to develop a helmet detecting system to ensure the riders wear a helmet when riding. Next, an alcohol detector is placed in the helmet to detect the alcohol level via respiratory system.

CONSOLATION

Team sparkler consolation

Team Name: Sparkler

Project: Smart Child Car Seat with Ambient Monitoring

University: Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM)

Team Members:

  • Tan Kim Loong
  • Muhamad Hilmi Bin Hasnan
  • Syukur Bin Samsudin
  • Muhammad Saudi Lai Bin Mohd Fikri
  • Hadirah binti Zaharuddin

Project Description: The project is to create a child car seat alert system with multi detector and temperature level detection sensor that will alert parents or passer-by of an infant that might be in the car. This will reduce the time taken to assist the infant and save innocent lives.

CONSOLATION

Team medulla consolation

Team Name: Medulla

Project: EYEDGE, The Blind Spot Detection System

University: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) & Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Team Members:

  • Daniel Bong Yik Wei
  • Joey Yeo Joo Sii
  • Hiew Zhin Yii
  • Chew Kah Cheng

Project Description: This project’s objective is to create an enhanced blind spot detection system that the ones currently available in the market. The enhancement covers detection at all times, wider coverage and usage of speaker to alert the drivers.

Team Firecracker from Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) developed a road safety solution called the Change Lane Alert Assist (CLASs) where the prototype alerts other vehicle drivers against potential head-on collisions. CLASs is specifically designed for the implementation in heavy vehicles where it consists of LIDAR sensors and LED panel. While driving on single-lane roads, the LIDAR sensors detect any incoming vehicle in the opposite direction and provide the alert through its LED panel that is positioned at the rear end of the vehicle. The system will continuously update when it is safe for other vehicles to overtake.

The grand finale ceremony was held at the #mydigitalmaker Fair 2019 with top 5 finalists presented and showcased their prototypes to a panel of judges from Shell Malaysia, Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) and Department of Higher Education (JPT). The #SSSVC grand champion received cash prize of RM 10,000 together with the coveted trophy and certificates.

SCHOOL CHALLENGE

#ShellSelamatSampai School Challenge final and winner
#ShellSelamatSampai School Challenge final and winner

Shell announces SMK Tamparuli as grand winner of the 2019 #ShellSelamatSampai School Challenge

The grand champion for this year’s #ShellSelamatSampai School Challenge was the team from SMK Tamparuli from Tuaran, Sabah. Their winning project focuses on various road safety activities and competitions held in Tuaran. They also installed a traffic light in front of the school to ease traffic congestion, especially during student drop-off and pick-up time. The team faced tough competition from four other schools from Sarawak, Penang and Kedah at the recently held grand finale which was held at Menara Shell which had Dr Siti Zaharah Ishak, Director-General, Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), as head judge.

The 2019 champions presenting their project
The 2019 champions presenting their project

“We would like to extend our appreciation to Shell for giving us this opportunity to embark on this project which has enhanced the conditions related to road safety in our surrounding environment. This initiative has enabled us to work with the local authorities, communities and other schools to implement our project at a number of vicinities and we will continue to push to spread the awareness on our project and empower a larger group of the society to leverage our project towards achieving zero road related accidents,” shared the champion team who were ecstatic with their win.

The #ShellSelamatSampai School Challenge champions received a certificate, coveted trophy and a cash prize of RM10,000. Dr Siti Zaharah Ishak, Director-General, Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), Mr Ajitpal Singh, Director, Road Safety Department Malaysia, Haji Rashid Bin Mean, Principal Assistant Director, Ministry of Education Malaysia and Ms Iris Soh, Social Performance Manager, Shell Malaysia were the judges of the 2019 #ShellSelamatSampai School Challenge.

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