Driver activity and vehicle operation logging and reporting

  • US 8,032,277 B2
  • Filed: 02/01/2011
  • Issued: 10/04/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/15/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
Patent Images

1. An electronic device for logging and reporting driver activity and vehicle operation, comprising:

  • a memory device configured to store operating data;

    a power supply;

    a first interface configured to connect to a vehicle mileage sensing system;

    a second interface configured to connect to a data bus of the vehicle;

    a receiver configured to link with a global navigation satellite system;

    at least one data portal configured to upload data from the memory device to a receiver external to the vehicle using a wireless telecommunications network, and supporting a connection with a receiver external to the vehicle and under control of authorities;

    a driver interface configured to record driver identification information input by a driver of the vehicle and duty status input by the driver;

    a processor operatively connected to the memory device for processing encoded instructions and recording data selected from a group consisting of operating data, an hours of service log, and a fuel tax log; and

    a display.

View all claims

    Thank you for your feedback