Lap Belt

Some articles on lap belt, belt, belts, lap belts:

Death Of Dale Earnhardt - Cause of Death Controversy
... At a news conference 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 ... first paramedics to respond to the crash scene maintained that the seat belts were loose, but the lap belt was not broken or cut when the belts were unbuckled to cut Earnhardt from the car ...
John Stapp - Works On Effects of Deceleration
8,000 pounds of force (36 kN) at 32 g (310 m/s²) and was developed to replace the old-fashioned lap belts which gave inadequate protection to their wearers ... of the currently used shoulder strap and lap belt ... new pilot harness added an inverted "V" strap crossing the pilot's thighs added to the standard lap belt and shoulder straps ...

Famous quotes containing the words belt and/or lap:

    He could not see a belt without hitting below it.
    Margot Asquith (1864–1945)

    Far from the sun and summer-gale
    In thy green lap was Nature’s Darling laid,
    What time, where lucid Avon stray’d,
    To him the mighty mother did unveil
    Her awful face:
    Thomas Gray (1716–1771)