Vehicle system for varied compliance benefits

  • US 8,571,740 B2
  • Filed: 08/21/2012
  • Issued: 10/29/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/29/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for managing vehicle operational mode data, comprising:

  • determining a compliance state for a vehicle traveling via a particular route or area and/or traveling during a temporal travel period which are subject to a given administrative standard, wherein the compliance state corresponds to an accrued benefit pursuant to the given administrative standard;

    providing user-access to information regarding a preferred consequential result that is different from the accrued benefit, which preferred consequential result correlates with one or more optional vehicle operational modes;

    accepting and implementing user-selection of at least one optional vehicle operational mode sufficient to attain the preferred consequential result; and

    confirming implementation of the at least one optional vehicle operation mode based on updated vehicle operational mode data from a vehicle monitoring or detection device.

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