Method and system for controlling vehicle deceleration in an adaptive speed control system based on vehicle speed

  • US 6,285,945 B1
  • Filed: 12/22/1999
  • Issued: 09/04/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/22/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. In an adaptive speed control system for a vehicle, a method for controlling vehicle deceleration, the method comprising:

  • determining a speed of the vehicle; and

    setting a maximum allowed vehicle deceleration based on the vehicle speed determined, wherein setting the maximum allowed vehicle deceleration based on the vehicle speed includes adjusting the maximum allowed vehicle deceleration in an inverse relationship to the vehicle speed.

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