A method of assessing vehicle operator performance includes the steps of receiving vehicle operating data (502); monitoring an interior portion of the vehicle and receiving operator activity data from the interior portion vehicle (504); receiving vehicle environment data from the environment external to the vehicle (506); monitoring the vehicle operator and receiving operator condition data (508); and determining an operator assessment value (510). The operator assessment value is based upon the vehicle operating data, the operator activity data, the environment data and the operator condition data and is indicative of vehicle operator performance.

Title
Method and apparatus for vehicle operator performance assessment and improvement
Application Number
9/977173
Publication Number
20020116156
Application Date
October 12, 2001
Publication Date
August 22, 2002
Inventor
Clifford A Wood
Tempe
AZ, US
David John Wheatley
North Barrington
IL, US
Jens Nagel
San Francisco
CA, US
Robert H Leivian
Chandler
AZ, US
Joshua B Hurwitz
Arlington Heights
IL, US
Robert Michael Gardner
Gilbert
AZ, US
Judith Lee Gardner
Detroit
MI, US
Kenneth Douros
South Barrington
IL, US
Donald Remboski
Dearborn
MI, US
Agent
Marshall Gerstein & Borun
IL, US
IPC
G06F 11/00
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