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US20060108167 Apparatus and method to encourage seat belt use  
An apparatus and method for encouraging seat belt use in a vehicle. The apparatus includes a control unit coupled to at least one seat unit and an entertainment unit. If sensors within one of the...
US20110186374 Seatbelt Use Promotion System And Method  
Seatbelt use is promoted by determining whether a seat is occupied and then determining whether the seatbelt associated with the seat is buckled. When the seat is occupied and unbuckled, user...
US20070294013 Device for a Child Seat  
Disclosed is a device for a child seat in a vehicle including a switch-over between comfort and safety mode of the child seat, depending on information suitable to predict an accident.
US20050023810 Occupant and child seat detection device  
An occupant presence and child seat detection system includes several sensors to assist a capacitance based occupant presence detection system in distinguishing an occupant from a child seat on a...
US20070256876 Method of Establishing Belt Pullout in an Occupant Restraint System for Vehicles and an Occupant Restraint System for Vehicles  
A method of establishing belt pullout in an occupant restraint system for vehicles with a safety belt includes the steps: detecting the vehicle acceleration, and establishing the belt pullout in...
US20090299577 External Seatbelt Usage Indication System and Method  
An external seatbelt usage indication system and method indicates whether or not the driver and passengers of a motor vehicle are wearing a seatbelt. It provides an indication of non-usage on the...
US20110315466 Seatbelt safety release  
The Seatbelt Safety Release is an electronic assembly that disengages the seat belt lock following an impact. The Seatbelt Safety Release is installed directly into the seatbelt locking bay, and...
US20100078252 Vehicle Passenger Restraint System  
A vehicle passenger restraint system is disclosed. The restraint system has a pair of vertically extending shoulder strap portions, horizontally extending positioning strap portions attached to...
US20070040058 Motor retractor and drive control thereof  
When the worn state of the webbing is lifted, current of a current value I0 corresponding to the appropriate storing speed of the webbing is supplied to the motor, whereby a take-up shaft rotates...
US20060249324 Method and system for protecting a passenger of a vehicle  
A method for protecting a vehicle passenger is provided, in which method the occurrence of a sharp pressure loss in a tire, as it occurs in particular in the case of a tire blowout, is detected...
US20080073141 Occupant Protection System and Method  
An occupant protection system is disclosed for indicating when a passenger is occupying a seat. The system alerts the driver of the fact that a passenger is in the passenger's seat through visual...
US20080300753 Method for Controlling a Belt Pretensioner and Safety Arrangement Comprising a Belt Pretensioner  
The present invention relates to a method for controlling a reversible seat belt pretensioner in a motor vehicle, comprising the steps of detecting the speed and the steering angle of the vehicle,...
US20070221428 Belt buckle for a motor vehicle  
A belt buckle for a motor vehicle is provided wherein, through the use of the belt buckle, a tongue of a seat belt is mechanically receivable and, through the use of a switch, an insertion status...
US20070284174 Vehicle seat belt apparatus and control method therefor  
Vehicle seat belt apparatus includes an electric-type pretensioner that includes a motor for rotationally driving a belt reel to take up a belt. The apparatus also includes: a take-up position...
US20060289220 Occupant protection system, automobile, and occupant protection method  
An occupant protection system for protecting an occupant from side collision of a vehicle (20, 200) has a restraint member (5, 103) provided between the occupant and a side face of the vehicle...
US20130088348 METHODS FOR ENSURING THE SAFETY OF A WHEELCHAIR PASSENGER IN A TRANSPORT VEHICLE  
A method for ensuring the safety of a wheelchair passenger in a transport vehicle is disclosed. The method ensures that the wheelchair is blocked from moving by fixating the wheelchair to the...
US20060042850 Seat belt restraint and energy absorber  
The invention relates to a vehicle occupant restraint system comprising a belt extending from two effective belt guides (4) located on each side of a seat (2) and which when fastened around an...
US20050224270 Belt buckle presenter  
A belt buckle presenter is capable of moving a belt buckle (32) by means of a drive between a lower initial position and an upper extension position. The belt buckle presenter comprises a blocking...
US20070144811 Seat belt apparatus  
To provide a technology relating to a structure in which seat belt tension acting on a seat belt for occupant restraint installed in a vehicle is controlled by driving of an electric motor and...
US20070007066 Peak load detection determination for deploying load limiting restraint devices  
A method of operating a load limiting restraint system including the steps of receiving an acceleration value and also receiving a signal indicative of an occupant size. The signal received of...
US20060192370 Passenger restraint system  
A passenger restraint system is provided in which, in one form, an airbag apparatus is activated according to a state of usage of a seat or a seatbelt apparatus, prediction of crash, and a state...
US20070046015 Seat belt apparatus and vehicle  
The disclosed seat belt apparatus can comprises a seat belt, a first winding-up mechanism for winding up the seat belt from the first end side of the seat belt, a second winding-up mechanism for...
US20080264710 VEHICLE SEAT-BELT DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
A vehicle seat-belt apparatus including: a forward monitoring device which conducts monitoring to the front of a vehicle; an avoidance assist device which supports a predetermined avoidance...
US20070114775 Seat belt apparatus  
The disclosed seat belt retractor and seat belt apparatus may provide a seat belt storage winding action for storing a seat belt which is effective for conducting the seat belt storage control...
US20050178600 Integrated occupant and crash sensing control unit  
An integrated occupant and crash sensing control unit for a motor vehicle includes a first processor, a pressure sensor interface, a safety belt tension sensor interface and a dual axis...
US20070199758 MOTOR-DRIVEN SEATBELT APPARATUS  
A motor-driven seatbelt apparatus which enables easy re-restraining of a webbing even when an occupant releases the webbing temporarily from a restrained state. A control device senses the vehicle...
US20070096446 Airbag Deployment Control Based on Contact with Occupant  
Method for controlling outflow of gas from an airbag includes deploying the airbag toward an occupant prior to or during an accident involving the vehicle, detecting contact between the airbag and...
US20070040374 Device for determining vehicle-occupant-related variables in a vehicle  
A device is provided for determining vehicle-occupant-related variables in a vehicle, which comprises a seatbelt with a seatbelt deflector which can be set with respect to its position. A sensor...
US20060254846 Device for monitoring a bonnet on a vehicle  
A device is proposed for monitoring a front opening hood of a vehicle which is connected to a control unit for a restraint system. As a function of a signal from the device, a triggering algorithm...
US20070235999 Vehicle seat belt apparatus  
The apparatus of the present invention provides a seat belt apparatus configured to restrain an occupant seated in a vehicle car seat having a seat back portion and a seat base portion. The seat...
US20070123128 Webbing for occupant restraint belt  
A webbing for a seat belt comprises warp yarns and weft yarns made of synthetic filaments woven to extend perpendicular to each other. At least either of the warp yarns and the weft yarns are made...
US20120325572 Combination Parking Brake-Seat Belt Minder  
A combination of two devices providing a method for ascertaining that the parking brakes of a vehicle are applied whenever the driver leaves the driver's seat and that the driver is always wearing...
US20070169979 Seatbelt position adjuster and inflatable vehicle occupant protection device slider  
An apparatus (10) for a vehicle (12) having a seatbelt (100) and an inflatable vehicle occupant protection device (14) includes a track (152) connectable with the vehicle. A protection device...
US20080080147 Electronic control module  
An electronic control module assembly includes a housing, a printed circuit board positioned inside the housing and a cover, mounted to the housing on top of the printed circuit board. The cover...
US20060196715 Occupant protection device for vehicle  
A seat cushion airbag unit is provided at each seat and includes a seat cushion airbag. The seat cushion airbag is disposed in an inboard portion of a seat cushion of the seat so as to support an...
US20050242554 Seat load measuring device and occupant protection system using the same  
A seat load measuring device which can reduce the number of parts, simplify the structure, and can reduce the cost of the device, and an occupant protection system using the same. A sensor...
US20100243363 Seat belt retractor and seat belt apparatus  
The disclosed seat belt retractor and seat belt apparatus may comprise: an electric motor; a spool that is capable of winding and unwinding a seat belt for occupant restraint in association with...
US20050252708 Method and device for actuating a restraining means in a vehicle  
A method and a device for triggering a restraining device in a vehicle are provided. At least one parameter that is representative of the probability of a collision of the vehicle with an obstacle...
US20070034439 Safety device for a motor vehicle  
A safety device for a motor vehicle includes a vehicle occupant protection arrangement installed as a unit in the vehicle and an electric impact sensor (24). The vehicle occupant protection...
US20150107924 BELT RETRACTOR FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY BELT  
A belt retractor for a vehicle seat belt includes a rotatably supported belt reel (12) from which webbing can be unwound, a force limiting means which in a force limiting phase permits controlled...
US20160236648 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREVENTING VEHICLE FROM STARTING WHEN SAFETY BELT IS NOT ENGAGED  
A system and method for improving usage of safety belts during operation of vehicles by preventing them from starting when the belts are not engaged. A vehicle includes an onboard computer, a...

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