Driver Safety Monitoring System Functional Area


On-board systems to determine the driverís condition, warn the driver of potential dangers, and assess the suitability of the driver (e.g., fitness and alertness).

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Functional Requirements

1The vehicle shall collect and monitor data concerning the safety of the driver - including, indication of the ability of the driver to control the vehicle, negative factors being such things as alcohol on the breath, too many mistakes, etc. Injury indicators could pick up on any detectable problems with the vehicle occupants, e.g. sudden change in heart rate, pulse, breathing, etc.
2The vehicle shall determine the driver's ability to control the vehicle based on inputs received from the driver sensors.
3The vehicle shall provide warnings to the driver of potential dangers based on sensor input and analysis concerning the alertness and fitness of the driver.
4The vehicle shall present information to the driver in audible or visual forms without impairing the driver's ability to control the vehicle in a safe manner.