ApplicationNo. 850341 filed on 03/11/1992
US Classes:280/801.1, Safety belt or harness (e.g., lap belt or shoulder harness)280/808Shoulder belt or harness
ExaminersPrimary: Oberleitner, Robert J.
Assistant: Bartz, Clifford T.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassA44B 021/00
AbstractA restraint system for restraining a person in a vehicle includes a cam release assembly with an open strap lug chamber. Right and left shoulder straps are anchored to a vehicle frame and attached to the release assembly. Right and left lap straps are anchored to the frame and attached to the release assembly. A leg strap is attached to the right lap strap and the left lap strap, and has a center portion attached to the cam release assembly. An adjustable length sternum strap is attached to the shoulder straps. A kidney belt is attached to the lap straps. Right and left chest pads are attached to the shoulder straps and have enlarged portions that overlap under the sternum strap and may overlap under the shoulder straps. A pelvic pad is positioned between the cam release assembly and the person being restrained. The strap lugs can pivot about 15° about the axis of the retainer pins. Separate length adjusters are provided for each shoulder strap, each lap strap and for the kidney belt. Two length adjusters are provided for the leg strap.
Field of SearchShoulder belt or harness
Passive restraint system
Having common means actuating or releasing interlocking components or surfaces
And interlocking with independently associated or dissociated projection members
For plural, oppositely shifting, similar interlocking components or segments
With additional cavity for engaging different projection
Parchute harness connection