Topic : securement

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TheRide introduces Q'Straint wheelchair securement system

Accessibility| March 28, 2019

The new wheelchair securement stations are made possible because TheRide was awarded $187,000 of grant funds.

BraunAbility's Q-Series wheelchair lift wins design award

Accessibility| June 8, 2017

The new lift combines an eye-catching curved design language with innovative use of geometry, resulting not only in a 10% weight reduction over its predecessor, but also a 300% improvement in rigidity.

Accessibility| November 23, 2016

Tulsa Transit Speeds Up with BRT, New Securement System

Recent approval of a sales tax plan provides the agency with its first-ever dedicated funding and a chance to jump-start multiple projects.

Accessibility| January 5, 2015

5 Qs: Q'Straint's Jean-Marc Girardin

For 30 years, Q’Straint has remained focused on one vision: to develop the world’s most effective wheelchair passenger safety solutions for public and private transportation. Today, Q’Straint is a global company serving customers in over 50 countries around the world.
Jean-Marc Girardin, founder/executive chairman at Q’Straint, talks about how the company’s key innovations shaped the industry and how important family is to the business.

Accessibility| 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.
Accessibility| 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.
Accessibility| March 27, 2014

Guidelines for Assisting, Securing Passengers with Disabilities in Transit Vehicles

Not making assumptions about your customer’s intellectual or physical capabilities is one of the key guidelines to follow.

Accessibility| 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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