US 9,809,167 B1
Stopped vehicle traffic resumption alert
Charles Everett Badger, II, Westland, MI (US)
Assigned to FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, Dearborn, MI (US)
Filed by Ford Global Technologies, LLC, Dearborn, MI (US)
Filed on Aug. 29, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/250,250.
Int. Cl. B60Q 1/00 (2006.01); B60Q 9/00 (2006.01); B60W 50/16 (2012.01); B60W 50/14 (2012.01)
CPC B60Q 9/008 (2013.01) [B60W 50/16 (2013.01); B60W 2050/143 (2013.01); B60W 2550/308 (2013.01)] 15 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A vehicle comprising:
a collision detection unit to detect an object in front of the vehicle; and
a traffic monitor to:
when a transmission of the vehicle is in drive and a speed of the vehicle is zero, track, with a camera, a gaze of a driver; and
in response to detecting the object transition from being stationary to moving, and the gaze of the driver not being forward, provide an alert to the driver.