"The BSI-Blind Side Indicator": Warning Driver When It is Not Safe to Change Lanes

Backing off a lane move due to an approaching vehicle can prevent an accident and/or potential road rage. A way to manage this is to utilize the BSI; even if a driver doesn’t see the oncoming vehicle, the alert indicates it is there and to wait before moving into that lane. The BSI-Blind Side Indicator is a safety system for motor vehicles designed to “see” or detect a vehicle in one's “blind spot.” The BSI-Blind Side Indicator responds to the presence of a vehicle by issuing an audio-visual alert in the equipped vehicle, notifying the driver that a vehicle – although invisible to him or her – is in fact in the “blind spot,” thus enabling the driver to avoid an accident.

The electronic components of the BSI-Blind Side Indicator are installed in the driver's door and side mirror. For sensing the vehicle in the blind spot, it relies upon a sensory mechanism which itself relies upon either infrared light or specific-frequency radio waves. Either form of electromagnetic radiation would be emitted into the blind-spot area by a transmitter concealed within the car door or affixed to the bottom of the side-view mirror; this radiation then reflects toward the equipped vehicle and is received by a receiver either concealed in the driver's side mirror or concealed within the door. On receiving the reflected infrared or radio waves, the BSI-Blind Side Indicator system responds immediately with a flashing yellow alarm-light and a loud warning tone mounted within the equipped vehicle. This audio-visual warning alerts the driver of the other vehicle's presence or approach – advising the driver to be aware and remain in his/her lane until the other lane is clear. The BSI-Blind Side Indicator is powered by the vehicle's existing electrical harness. The system is universal for use with almost any vehicle, including tractor-trailers. Televised test marketing has recently been completed indicating strong consumer interest in the BSI-Blind Side Indicator. 
The BSI-Blind Side Indicator is Patent Pending and was invented by Allbridge Rogers and Hoston Rogers of Hanover, Pennsylvania who said, “This device provides a safety option often only on hi-end vehicles. Blind spots are responsible for numerous accidents and even sometimes road rage. It is a prompt to a driver to remain in his or her own lane until the other lane is clear. It is a safety feature every vehicle needs.”

EDITOR'S NOTE: Development of this product is being handled by Invents Company. For more information about licensing or sale, contact the Licensing Department at Invents Company Operations Center, P.O. Box 1682, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576    212-620-2629   www.invents.com

Contact: Jeanne Nelson   Media Dept: 9550   (646) 503-4817   Jeanne@invents.com

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