Motor vehicle operator identification and maximum speed limiter

  • US 7,757,803 B2
  • Filed: 07/14/2006
  • Issued: 07/20/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/14/2006
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A programmable system that controls the maximum allowable speed of a motor vehicle, said motor vehicle adapted to control the speed of the motor vehicle, the system comprising:

  • a. a programmable and reprogrammable key that permits access and operation of said motor vehicle, said key being configured to be programmed and re-programmed with information including the maximum allowable speed of the vehicle; and

    b. a computer that is positioned in the motor vehicle, said computer being able to receive the information including the maximum allowable speed of the vehicle from the key, said computer being interconnected with the vehicle to control the speed of the motor vehicle, further said computer being programmed to associate a maximum motor vehicle speed with the information including the maximum allowable speed of the vehicle programmed in the key.

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