Shared vehicle usage, monitoring and feedback

  • US 9,870,649 B1
  • Filed: 08/19/2016
  • Issued: 01/16/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/28/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented method of monitoring use of a shared vehicle, comprising:

  • collecting, from one or more sensors associated with a shared vehicle, telematics data regarding operation of the shared vehicle, the shared vehicle associated a shared vehicle operator and a shared vehicle stakeholder, wherein the shared vehicle stakeholder maintains an ownership interest with respect to the shared vehicle;

    associating, by one or more processors, the telematics data with the shared vehicle operator;

    determining, by the one or more processors, that a driving event has occurred based upon the telematics data, wherein the driving event is indicative of improper usage of the shared vehicle by the shared vehicle operator;

    generating, by the one or more processors, a notification regarding the driving event, the notification including a driver rating determined from the telematics data regarding operation of the shared vehicle by the shared vehicle operator; and

    transmitting, via a network, the notification to the shared vehicle stakeholder for presentation to the shared vehicle stakeholder.

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