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Family Briefs

...their children in appropriate restraint systems. (Car seats less than 16 inches...narrow plane seats.) "Child-restraint systems are as beneficial on airplanes...should be rear-facing. Child restraint systems should be placed in window seats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/18/liv_434768.shtml
Life & style
Consumer recalls

...be contaminated with StaphylococcusMAESTRO CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS Details: Evenflo Co. is recalling 13,700 Maestro child restraint systems with model numbers beginning with 310 produced from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2011-06-11/consumer-rec
Devices stabilize occupants in wrecks

...crashes or a rollover. - Larry Taylor, Dublin, Calif. A: Let's start with a generic overview of supplemental restraint systems. I'd like to use this term at least once as a reminder that air bags are designed to supplement your seat belts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/25/liv_448363.shtml
Life & style
Cockpit safety

...seats, additional padding and netting, new seatbelt restraint systems and a relocation of roll cages could be part of the...the investigation is certain to address the way restraint systems are installed, inspected and used. As far as Craven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/21/oth_320377.shtml
Other sports
NASCAR notebook

...analyst Lee Corso. SAFETY EQUIPMENT: The use of restraint systems has tripled since the season-opening Daytona 500...but more and more of them are open to trying new restraint systems since Earnhardt's death. Hutchen's device differs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/08/oth_317607.shtml
Other sports
Spotters keep drivers informed

...considered an unfair advantage, spotters are the eyes, ears and deal-makers for every driver. The new head and neck restraint systems, larger head rests and interior netting has limited what a driver can see. Add that with speeds of nearly 190 mph...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/06/nas_389044.shtml
Nascar
Desperate times

...wearing either of the two accepted head-and-neck-restraint systems - the HANS or Hutchens devices. He was wearing an...they are continuing to examine head-and-neck-restraint systems, and it's possible one or both might be required...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/11/oth_325663.shtml
Other sports
Recycled air bags may pose safety hazard

...excessive heat, shock or water. "This is purely a safety issue," AORC President George Kirchoff said. "All restraint systems, including air bags, are designed and manufactured to very distinct requirements that are vehicle-specific...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/30/tec_293602.shtml
XXX Technology
Automakers developing pre-crash safety systems for vehicles

...aboard - and fatality numbers have remained largely stagnant for the past two decades. Safety officials have improved restraint systems such as seat belts and air bags to the point that many believe more research should be focused on the pre-crash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/12/liv_112176.shtml
Life & style
Stewart vents on NASCAR's strong arming

...was the last holdout among the drivers in using either the HANS or Hutchens device, the two approved head and neck restraint systems. Requiring use of the head and neck restraints is the latest safety move by the sanctioning body in the wake of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/28/oth_329852.shtml
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