System for controlling exterior vehicle lights

  • US 7,653,215 B2
  • Filed: 10/14/2005
  • Issued: 01/26/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/02/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A control system to control the headlamps of a vehicle, the vehicle having a microwave receiver for receiving signals from satellites, said control system comprising:

  • a control circuit for receiving signals from the microwave receiver indicative of the location of the vehicle, said control circuit controls the headlamps to limit the perceived brightness of the headlamps from exceeding a predetermined level less than their capacity when the vehicle is traveling on a residential street.

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