System to aid a driver to determine whether to change lanes

  • US 6,424,273 B1
  • Filed: 03/30/2001
  • Issued: 07/23/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/30/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A vehicular vision system to aid a driver of a vehicle in determining whether to change lanes, comprising:

  • at least one camera having a field of view, the at least one camera being positioned on the vehicle such that the field of view corresponds to at least a portion of an area proximate the vehicle;

    a distance determiner electronically coupled to the at least one camera which determines a distance of an object in the field of view of the at least one camera from the vehicle; and

    a display electrically coupled to the at least one camera which displays an image generated by said at least one camera and displays in alpha-numeric form the distance of the object from the vehicle which is in the field of view of the at least one camera.

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