Real-time driver observation and scoring for driver'S education

  • US 9,275,552 B1
  • Filed: 10/10/2014
  • Issued: 03/01/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/15/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method comprising:

  • for each of two or more driving sessions in which a student driver operates a vehicle;

    gathering, from one or more sensors in a mobile device, driving skill data indicative of at least one of behavior of the student driver, acceleration of the vehicle, braking of the vehicle, or steering of the vehicle, wherein the one or more sensors in the mobile device include at least one of the following;

    an accelerometer array or a geopositioning device, andgenerating a driving session report corresponding to the respective one of the two or more driving sessions by an application specifically configuring a computing device to generate the driving session report, wherein generating the driving session report includes calculating, for the respective one of the two or more driving sessions, at least one score based on the driving skill data, and wherein a weighting factor of the application is specifically adjusted for the student driver;

    causing, by the application specially configuring the computing device, the driving session reports corresponding to the two or more driving sessions to be displayed to a driving instructor on a display device;

    in response to displaying the driving session reports corresponding to the two or more driving sessions, receiving comments from the driving instructor about the two or more driving sessions of the student driver; and

    storing, by the application on a non-transitory computer-readable medium, the driving session reports corresponding to the two or more driving sessions along with the received comments from the driving instructor.

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