05051873 is referenced by 5 patents and cites 8 patents.

A vehicle windshield wiper and headlight control that only allows operation of the windshield wipers when the headlights are ON has a wiper control switch and a headlight switch connected to a battery, wiper motor, and headlights. The headlight switch has a pair of switches that are concurrently closed with a movable actuator so that the wiper motor only operates when the headlights are ON. An indicator light is associated with the headlight switch to advise the vehicle operator that the headlights must be ON before the windshield wipers can be operated.

Title
Combined headlight and windshield wiper control
Application Number
7/615355
Publication Number
5051873
Application Date
November 6, 1990
Publication Date
September 24, 1991
Inventor
Lewis L Ruter
919 W. Broadway, Minneapolis, 55411
MN, US
Agent
Burd Bartz & Gutenkauf
IPC
B60Q 1/00
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