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May 20, 2014

New W18 standards to provide increased safety for wheelchair passenger transport

In compliance with the new standards, Q’Straint has developed the QRT-360, the first retractor to meet the requirements.


April 3, 2014

Q'Straint opens new research facility

The facility features state-of-the-art technologies such as a HYGE crash simulation system and Phantom high-speed cameras to help study the dynamics in a crash environment as they relate to wheelchair passengers.


February 6, 2014

Q’Straint unveils new retractor at mobility conference

Shows its QRT-360 wheelchair retractor tie-down system at the National Mobility Equipment Dealer’s Association Conference. Officials say it is the first retractor to meet the higher-strength requirements of the WC18 standards.


January 31, 2014

Q'Straint names 2 new regional sales manager

Mitch Drouillard will serve as southern regional sales manager, transit and rail market, while Don Eaton was named the western regional sales manager, transit and rail market.


December 9, 2013

New standards promise stronger wheelchair tiedowns, increased safety

To comply with the new voluntary industry standard known as WC18, wheelchair tiedowns or other securement devices must pass two different dynamic strength tests.


October 23, 2013

Q'Straint securement product wins 'Innovation' award

Dozens of original products entered the competition. Quantum was one of only five innovations that were recognized.


October 21, 2013

Q'Straint debuts new wheelchair retractor

The new QRT-360 meets the Rehabilitation Engineering Assistive Technology Society of North American's newly revised WTORS standard for effective wheelchair securement well in advance of the 2015 deadline.


October 16, 2013

Q'Straint introduces Quantum wheelchair securement system

The new product was developed by combining transportation insight, intelligent technology and a pioneering new approach to securement.


September 11, 2013

Q'Straint to equip L.A. Metro fleet

Q’POD, the first fully integrated wheelchair securement station specifically designed and tested for transit wheelchair passenger transportation, will be installed in the 550 new Xcelsior 40-foot heavy-duty CNG buses recently ordered.


September 11, 2013

Q'Straint unveils 3-point wheelchair securement station

The Q’UBE 3-Point Securement Station features an innovative sliding bumper that provides critical stabilization and tip-over prevention that the ADA requires for 3-Point securement.


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