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8981918 GAWR exceed warning system for a vehicle  
A warning system for a vehicle having an air suspension system can include an indicator, an event data recorder, and a controller. The controller can be configured to determine a load on a front...
8957772 System for vehicle braking detection  
A system for detection of braking of a vehicle may include a device provided in a first vehicle. The device may be in communication with a detector mounted to the first vehicle to monitor an area...
8942661 Method and device for triggering an emergency call in a vehicle equipped with an airbag  
A method and a device for triggering an emergency call in a vehicle equipped with an airbag. The device can be retrofitted in a vehicle equipped with an airbag to provide an emergency system...
8928475 Progressive braking indicator system  
A progressive braking indicator system includes a brake light assembly having multiple lights, a brake pedal for the vehicle, a sensor connected to the brake pedal for measuring a distance the...
8907780 Vehicle brake light system and method of alerting a following vehicle of an unsafe following distance  
A vehicle brake light system includes a proximity sensing device disposed proximate a rearward region of a vehicle for determining whether an object is located within a predetermined distance of...
8902058 Brake pedal sensor and stop lamp lighting device  
There are provided a brake pedal sensor and a stop lamp lighting device in a vehicle, which are capable of controlling blinking of a stop lamp in a simple configuration. The brake pedal sensor...
8841999 Deceleration rate indicator apparatus  
An apparatus for providing deceleration rate information of a user operating a vehicle is disclosed. The apparatus includes a unit including an accelerometer, a processor, and a lighting...
8803711 Systems and methods for displaying operational characteristics of marine vessels  
An indicator device on a marine vessel is configured to display motion. A controller operates the indicator device according to at least a first mode wherein the indicator device displays motion...
8788187 Airport taxiway navigation system  
A method and system for providing taxiway navigational information to a crewmember of an airplane taxiing at an airport. An airport taxiway navigation system (“ATNS”) that executes on an onboard...
8766798 Method, system and device for monitoring protective headgear  
A sensor module generates sensor data in response to an impact to protective headgear, wherein the sensor module includes an accelerometer and a gyroscope and wherein the sensor data includes...
8717155 Brake warning device and method  
A brake warning device and method includes acquiring acceleration data of a bicycle, and calculating a specific parameter according to the acceleration data acquired within a preset interval using...
8653957 Visual indicator adaptor and assembly for a tractor trailer  
A visual indicator assembly and adaptor for a trailer includes an control circuit, an input lamp plug electrically coupled to the control circuit, an output lamp plug electrically coupled to the...
8604922 Programmable taillight illumination system  
A motor vehicle taillight comprising a frame configured to be removably mounted to a vehicle, a housing coupled to the frame, a plurality of light emitting diode (LED) positioned along the frame,...
8599002 Rear mounted speedometer with panic deceleration and stopped vehicle warning device  
A speedometer gauge mounted on the rear of a vehicle or trailer that continuously and accurately displays a vehicle's speed in real time by utilizing a pattern of lights that illuminate...
8588997 Devices and methods for controlling vehicle lights  
A control circuit for operating the lights of a vehicle. In one embodiment, the rear lights of the vehicle are controlled by the control circuit. The control circuit illuminates two or more of the...
8547219 Automotive brake light with graduated display  
An automotive brake light system producing a graduated display according to the level of vehicle deceleration as sensed by an onboard piezoelectric accelerometer. Taillight assemblies are divided...
8536994 Vehicle warning systems and methods  
A collision detection unit mounts to a host vehicle. The collision detection unit includes a housing and a stop lamp associated with the housing and visible from outside the housing. A warning...
8525661 Water vehicle braking display apparatus  
A water vehicle braking display apparatus, the apparatus including at least one sensor adapted to detect changes in input information, a signal generator to generate a signal based upon changes...
8525659 LED tail lamp system for vehicle using pattern indication  
A tail lamp system for a vehicle includes a dynamic signal unit, a control unit, a set of input lines electrically connecting the dynamic signal unit with the control unit, an LED display board,...
8502656 Displacement diagnosis sensor of brake pedal having stop lamp switch function  
A displacement diagnosis sensor of a brake pedal having a stop lamp switch function is provided. According to the present invention, one sensor performs both a function of a stop lamp switch and a...
8482397 Deceleration-activated brake lights  
A deceleration-activated brake light system for a vehicle featuring a speed sensor, a brake sensor, a throttle sensor, and an engine brake switch; and a microcontroller operatively connected to a...
8441347 System, method and apparatus for energizing vehicle brake lights  
The present invention provides system, method and apparatus for energizing one or more brake lights on a vehicle without an operator of the vehicle applying a brake of the vehicle by determining...
8400286 Spacer lamp in passenger and/or goods traffic  
A spacer lamp in passenger and/or goods traffic, with a light field which dispenses light according to an illuminating configuration, wherein the light field 6 has a first and a second light...
8310357 After market sequential turn signal  
A signal lamp control system for one rear side of a vehicle receives a signal or voltage from the vehicle (near side signal) originally intended to turn on all signal lamps on that side....
8256941 Compact multiple beam type vehicle light system  
The invention relates to a vehicle light system comprising a laser device for generating a laser beam, further comprising a light output module provided with a phosphor element for emitting a...
8217778 Brake light switch for engine brake systems  
Brake light circuits for use with engine brakes for both positive switch and negative switch brake light circuits. The brake light circuits for the engine brakes do not function until the engine...
8204668 Brake monitoring system  
An air brake monitoring system for monitoring a pressure of the system and providing various alarms and/or warnings to a user. The air brake monitoring system configurable to function with the...
8144004 Method and apparatus for controlling vehicle brake lights  
The embodiments of the invention are directed to a method and apparatus to generate pulsing lights where parameters such as frequency, degree of brightness, and the number of pulses vary depending...
8125327 Method for increasing vehicle brake/safety/hazard light visibility  
Vehicle brake lights, hazard lights, bicycle lights, and safety lights for pedestrians, walkers, and runners. The human eye perceives light differently depending on its frequency (or wavelength)...
8108118 Brake monitoring system  
An air brake monitoring system for monitoring a pressure of the system and providing various alarms and/or warnings to a user. The air brake monitoring system configurable to function with the...
8078353 Self monitoring braking system for vehicles  
A self monitoring vehicle braking system includes multiple sensors that gather data associated with the braking system. The data includes wheel speed, road inclination, moisture associated with a...
8049610 Vehicle warning system  
An Abrupt Braking Indicator (ABI) that complements a vehicle's existing rear brake light by determining the difference between regular brake pedal usage and dangerous abrupt stops or...
8050836 Method and system for determining initiation of a panic braking maneuver  
A method for determining whether a panic braking maneuver has been initiated in a vehicle with a brake pedal includes the steps of receiving brake pedal travel data, receiving brake pedal force...
8044790 Retrofit circuitry for enhanced vehicle hazard warning lights  
A third light is added above the lower two rear turn signal lights of an automotive vehicle Detection hardware is included which senses when both lower lights begin flashing simultaneously due to...
8013759 Towing monitor system  
A transmitter unit has a housing adapted to be coupled in association with a trailing vehicle. The housing also has a multiple axis accelerometer adapted to sense the status of the transmitter...
8009031 Motorcycle safety brake and running light for a jacket or vest  
A traffic signaling device system for motorcyclists comprising a safety brake and running light assembly (34) mounted to a motorcycle jacket (88). The safety brake light has an L.E.D. housing (22)...
7982594 Automotive brake lighting  
A method and an apparatus are provided for controllably illuminating automotive brake lights. In one embodiment, an automotive brake lighting system comprises a brake light including first and...
7973652 Personal safety system for a vehicle  
A personal safety system is designed for a user of a vehicle. The system includes body-protective gear adapted for wear by the user of the vehicle. A sensor determines a positive or negative...
7948366 Car speed alarm system  
A car speed alarm system is installed in a vehicle and has a modulation module and a demodulation module. The modulation module sends a car speed signal to cars behind when the car is...
7944349 Vehicle deceleration warning apparatus  
A vehicle deceleration warning apparatus is activated immediately when a driver of the vehicle intends to decelerate. The vehicle deceleration warning apparatus includes an ignition monitoring...
7932817 Wireless warning brake light  
A wireless warning brake light includes a third brake light with a casing installed therein with plural LEDs and a signal receiver for detecting brake signals emitted by an emitter and for...
7932820 High visibility safety helmet system  
A safety helmet system for motorcycle and bicycle riders includes a lightweight impact resistant helmet having an on/off switch. A power supply lights an electroluminescent strip surrounding the...
7928734 Universal voltage monitoring and switching device  
A monitoring and switching device for use with a towed vehicle includes a relay circuit that has a pair of terminals that are adapted to be connected with another circuit. A detection circuit is...
7893823 Sequential brake light system  
A sequential brake light system for road vehicles has a brake light array of plural lights in a linear, concentric or radial series. A master and slave controllers are connected to the array for...
7877216 Method, system, and apparatus for friction pad wear and brake condition monitoring  
A brake, system, and method are presented. The brake includes friction material, a backing pad, sensor-wear material embedded within the friction material, and an electronics assembly. The...
7859391 Auxiliary brake light system for automobiles and associated method  
An automated leading-vehicle message warning system for notifying a trailing vehicle of an unsafe traveling condition preferably includes a vehicle speedometer sensor and a vehicle brake system...
7857479 Lighted helmet apparatus  
The lighted helmet apparatus provides several features that aid both the wearer and those behind the wearer. The turn signals of the helmet are importantly arrow-shaped to be easily identified by...
7852204 Solar powered third brake light  
An apparatus is disclosed where a third brake light assembly contains solar cell panel and battery where the solar cell panel charges the battery, driving light and brake light wherein the driving...
7850349 Headliner mounted center high mount stop lamp (CHMSL)  
A vehicle headliner mounted center high mount stop lamp (CHMSL) including a light source disposable between a vehicle roof base layer and headliner generally aft of a vehicle, and a CHMSL frame...
7839292 Real-time driving danger level prediction  
Systems and methods are disclosed to predict driving danger by capturing vehicle dynamic parameter, driver physiological data and driver behavior feature; applying a learning algorithm to the...