Vehicle driving monitor apparatus

  • US 5,548,273 A
  • Filed: 10/11/1995
  • Issued: 08/20/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/29/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. An apparatus powered by a power supply for monitoring operation of a vehicle, the apparatus comprising:

  • a sensor configured to generate an output signal proportional to G-forces on the vehicle;

    means coupled to the sensor for storing a value of the G-force output signal generated by the sensor when said value is greater than a selected limit;

    means for detecting that the power supply for powering the apparatus has been disconnected, thereby providing an indication that the vehicle was driven without the sensor and storing means in operation; and

    means coupled to the storing means for analyzing a password to determine whether a user is authorized to change said selected limit.

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