Our Aim

Fostering safe, efficient and economical transportation

About SDRC

Smart Driving Research Center (SDRC) is a center of research at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM). Established in 2013, it is the first-of-its-kind research center in Malaysia that aims to pioneer research and development of support systems for Smart Driving, thus becoming the nation’s main referral center for the implementation of Smart Driving.

What is Smart Driving?

Smart Driving is the art and practice of driving that encourage safe, efficient and economical travel.

Smart Driving Benefits

  • Reduces fuel consumption
  • Protects the environment by lowering gas and noise emissions
  • Enhances road safety for all users
  • Promotes cost-effective, safe and comfortable travel
  • Prolongs the life of the vehicle and its parts
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Books and Other

Our researchers are actively involved in academic writing


Opportunities for

Graduates intending to pursue a Master or PhD degree can be a part of our center



We spread road safety awareness through our community project KidSafe



Projects Completed


New Projects




Grants Received (RM)

Our Services

Here at SDRC, our primary function is to continuously disseminate knowledge and share experiences in Smart Driving initiatives through our research and development programs. Thus, we offer professional consultation, courses and training to our potential clients.

Our other services include conducting traffic studies, traffic impact analysis and asphalt testing.

Our Equipment

Our laboratories are well-equipped with some of the latest technologies in data collection methods, testing facilities and software analysis. These include automatic traffic counters, speed meters, retroreflectometers, global positioning system (GPS) trackers, asphalt testing machines, and software such as SIDRA Intersection and PTV Vissim.

How to contact us?

Our head of center Dr. Mohammad Nasir Mohamad Taher will be happy to respond to your enquiries. Feel free to give him a call at +607-4564311 or send him an e-mail at nasirt@uthm.edu.my

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