Some articles on lap belt, belt, lap belts:
... five days after the crash, NASCAR officials announced that the left lap belt on Earnhardt's seat belt harness had broken ... Steve Bohannon, said he thought the faulty belt had allowed Earnhardt's chin to strike the steering wheel, causing the fatal basilar skull fracture ... This led to speculation that Earnhardt would have survived if his seat belt did not break ...
... and was developed to replace the old-fashioned lap belts which gave inadequate protection to their wearers ... was an improved version of the currently used shoulder strap and lap belt ... crossing the pilot's thighs added to the standard lap belt and shoulder straps ...
Famous quotes containing the words belt and/or lap:
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—Alfred Gingold, U.S. humorist. Items From Our Catalogue, Flashers Pants, Avon Books (1982)
“If a dog jumps into your lap it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing it is because your lap is warmer.”
—Alfred North Whitehead (18611947)