A safety control system for vehicles including a telephone and sensors for sensing a potentially dangerous condition and for automatically disabling the telephone when sensing such condition. The sensors include two sensors mounted on a steering member to be gripped by the two hands of the driver of the vehicle and effective to disable an operation of the telephone when the two hands of the driver are not sensed as gripping the steering member while the vehicle is in motion. The sensors may also disable the telephone, and/or actuate a signaling device, when sensing other driver conditions or vehicle conditions in which the distraction of the driver by a telephone conversation could increase the risk of accidents.

Title
Safety control system for vehicles
Application Number
10/279447
Publication Number
20030096593
Application Date
October 24, 2002
Publication Date
May 22, 2003
Inventor
Mouhamad Ahmad Naboulsi
West Bloomfield
MI, US
Agent
Anderson & Citkowski PC
MI, US
Agent
Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle
MI, US
IPC
H04M 01/66
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