System and method for collision prevention

  • US 10,832,578 B2
  • Filed: 12/07/2018
  • Issued: 11/10/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/28/2017
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A collision monitoring system of a host vehicle comprising:

  • at least one of a camera sensor or a radar sensor mounted to the host vehicle and having a field of view outside of the host vehicle; and

    a controller communicatively connected to the at least one of the camera sensor or the radar sensor and configured to perform functions to;

    determine a first lateral distance between a preceding vehicle running in a same direction as the host vehicle and a roadway center line apparent on a roadway surface;

    compare the first lateral distance to a predetermined second lateral distance to determine a danger of collision; and

    control a danger warning device to generate a warning signal according to a result of the comparison.

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