System, Method and Apparatus for Energizing Vehicle Brake Lights

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Patent relating to the system, method and apparatus for energizing vehicle brake lights.

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Marlowe, Kenneth Adam; Cotanch, Bryan & Parker, James May 14, 2013.

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Patent relating to the system, method and apparatus for energizing vehicle brake lights.

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22 p. : ill.

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Abstract: 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 an acceleration of the vehicle, energizing the brake lights on the vehicle whenever the acceleration of the vehicle equals or exceeds a braking threshold, and deenergizing the brake lights on the vehicle whenever: (a) the brake lights are energized, (b) the acceleration of the vehicle is less than the braking threshold, (c) a specified period of time has elapsed since the brake lights were energized, and (d) the operator is not applying the brake of the vehicle.

Prior Publication Data: US 2011/0043356 A1, February 24, 2011.

Related U.S. Application Data: Provisional application number 61/235844, filed on August 21, 2009.

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  • August 20, 2010

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  • May 14, 2013

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  • May 14, 2013

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Marlowe, Kenneth Adam; Cotanch, Bryan & Parker, James. System, Method and Apparatus for Energizing Vehicle Brake Lights, patent, May 14, 2013; [Washington, D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306903/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Engineering.