US 11,654,937 B2
Reporting device sending collision information based on driving mode and occupant presence
Suguru Yoshida, Wako (JP); and Noriyuki Matsuda, Tokyo (JP)
Assigned to HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Tokyo (JP)
Filed by HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Mar. 10, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/197,791.
Claims priority of application No. JP2020-051210 (JP), filed on Mar. 23, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2021/0291871 A1, Sep. 23, 2021
Int. Cl. B60W 60/00 (2020.01); B60W 50/14 (2020.01); B60W 50/02 (2012.01); B60W 40/08 (2012.01)
CPC B60W 60/0053 (2020.02) [B60W 40/08 (2013.01); B60W 50/0205 (2013.01); B60W 50/14 (2013.01)] 7 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A reporting device provided in a moving body capable of switching between a manual driving mode in which a travel of the moving body is controlled according to driving operations of a user and an autonomous driving mode in which the travel of the moving body is controlled regardless of operations of the user, the reporting device comprising a CPU, wherein the CPU:
via a communication network, communicates with a predetermined response system and a user terminal used by the user,
recognizes whether the moving body is set in the autonomous driving mode or the manual driving mode;
recognizes whether or not the moving body is in an unmanned operation state in which the moving body travels in a state which no person is present inside the moving body;
acquires shock occurrence information regarding a shock that has occurred in the moving body;
controls communication with the response system and the user terminal;
sends, to the response system, first emergency information including no-occupant information indicating that the moving body is in the state which no person is present inside the moving body and autonomous driving mode setting information indicating that the moving body is set in the autonomous driving mode when recognizing that a shock at a level that is equal to or greater than a first determined level has occurred in the moving body based on the shock occurrence information while it is recognized that the moving body is set in the autonomous driving mode and it is in the moving body is in the unmanned operation state;
after the first emergency information is sent to the response system, sends first communication information that is based on the first emergency information to the user terminal; and
sends, to the response system, second emergency information when recognizing that a shock at a level that is equal to or greater than a second determined level has occurred in the moving body based on the shock occurrence information while it is recognized that the moving body is set in the manual driving mode.