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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.


May 19, 2010

Study: Wheelchair passengers' injuries due to misuse of restraints

Accident data showed that in most of the crashes the wheelchairs were secured, however, seat belts weren't always used or fastened the right way; and in some instances, people slid from under lap belts and were injured.


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Factors in Transit Bus Ramp Slope and Wheelchair-Seated Passenger Safety Nearly 3 million U.S. adults are wheelchair or scooter users1, and as the population ages this number is expected to rise. Many wheelchair users rely upon public transportation to access work, medical care, school and social activities.

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