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

  • US 6,604,043 B2
  • Filed: 11/26/2001
  • Issued: 08/05/2003
  • 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 comprises decreasing the maximum allowed vehicle deceleration as the vehicle speed increases.

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