Methods, systems, and apparatuses for determining driver behavior

  • US 8,117,049 B2
  • Filed: 04/10/2008
  • Issued: 02/14/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/10/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for fraud detection, comprising:

  • retrieving, over a predetermined period, by a telematics device coupled to a vehicle'"'"'s data bus, data corresponding to at least one vehicle parameter;

    evaluating the data corresponding to the at least one vehicle parameter retrieved over the predetermined period;

    generating, by the telematics device, a vehicle identification profile based on the evaluating of the data retrieved over the predetermined period;

    storing the vehicle identification profile to a memory of the telematics device;

    comparing current retrieved vehicle data with the stored vehicle identification profile;

    determining, by the telematics device, whether the device has been fraudulently coupled to a vehicle bus by determining if the current retrieved vehicle data substantially matches the stored vehicle identification profile; and

    performing a fraud action if the current retrieved vehicle data does not substantially match the stored vehicle identification profile.

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