Route risk mitigation

  • US 9,020,751 B1
  • Filed: 12/09/2013
  • Issued: 04/28/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/10/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
  • ×
    • Pin
First Claim
Patent Images

1. A method, comprising:

  • receiving, from a first processor in communication with a location detection unit located in a vehicle, a travel route of the vehicle;

    retrieving, by a second processor in communication over at least a wireless network with the first processor, a segment value for each of a plurality of road segments corresponding to the travel route of the vehicle, wherein each segment value is based at least on accident information corresponding to each of the plurality of road segments, wherein the accident information comprises accident loss information and direction of travel at accident location;

    aggregating segment values, by the second processor, to calculate a route value for the travel route of the vehicle; and

    sending, by the second processor over the at least a wireless network to the first processor located in the vehicle, the route value for the travel route of the vehicle.

View all claims
    ×
    ×

    Thank you for your feedback

    ×
    ×