Motor vehicle operating data collection and analysis

  • US 9,637,134 B2
  • Filed: 06/20/2014
  • Issued: 05/02/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/01/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A driving evaluation computing device comprisinga processing unit comprising a processor;

  • a memory unit; and

    a wireless receiver, wherein the driving evaluation computing device is configured to;

    receive via the wireless receiver a first vehicle operational data of a first vehicle collected by a vehicle data acquiring component, wherein the first vehicle operational data comprises time marked data acquired by the vehicle data acquiring component, wherein the time marked data comprises data time marked at intervals of up to about two seconds;

    determine a first vehicle operation factor from the first vehicle operational data;

    compare the first vehicle operation factor to a corresponding vehicle operation factor from an average driver profile;

    determine whether the first vehicle operation factor deviates from the corresponding vehicle operation factor; and

    record in a driver profile associated with the first vehicle a deviation event, wherein the driver profile is stored in a driver profile database;

    wherein the device is further configured to transmit a notification to a mobile telephone of a vehicle driver or a vehicle owner of the first vehicle that the deviation event has occurred.

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