A 4-point wheelchair securement
system that anchors the wheelchair to the vehicle floor.
To many, the agency's policy regarding securement
against the forces of acceleration and deceleration was a surprise.
A state-of-the-science workshop on wheelchair transportation safety identified that the top-ranked strategy for moving forward with alternative wheelchair securement
concepts that improve usability and independent use in public transit was to conduct broad-based, private, and federally sponsored demonstration projects of these technologies with high stakeholder involvement and wide dissemination of results .
The cargo securement
research studied the potential forces that could act on cargo carried on a flatbed-like vehicle.
The landing member includes contact surface means for adhesive engagement by the outer adhesive surface adjacent to the securement
points must comply with the specific geometry and location requirements to enable quick attachment of hook-type tiedown end fittings, or attachment of tiedown strap webbing, and must demonstrate sufficient dynamic strength to effectively secure the wheelchair in a 30-mph, 20-g frontal impact.
He echoes the argument that ISRI and the ARA stated in their opposition to the securement
ANCHOR (Aneurysm Treatment using the HeliFX[TM] Aortic Securement
System Global Registry) will collect data on the treatment of AAAs and provide the clinical knowledge for optimal use of the HeliFX system in the setting of clinical practice.
Foster's Shipping Systems Division will complement and expand the capabilities of Holland's Transportation Technology Division in the areas of Load Securement
and Product Protection," noted Len O'Kray, Group Vice President of Mechanical at Holland, L.
The ANSI/RESNA WC19 frontal impact compliant wheelchairs required reinforcement because previous rear-impact testing showed critical wheelchair failures (seatback failure, front securement
point failure, and wheelchair frame failure)  that would substantially affect loading patterns.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that LATVs be equipped with a wheelchair securement
device and lap and shoulder belts .
However, when looking at the process to arrive at the new cargo securement
ruling the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently published, such evidence and facts appear to be lacking.