Navigation Links
National Hot Rod Association Mandates Eject Helmet Removal System for 2010
Date:11/30/2009

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eject Helmet Removal System (Eject), by Shock Doctor, is now required equipment in the Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock Car and Pro Stock Motorcycle classes of the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, as well as for Top Alcohol dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. Eject is the only product that allows medical caregivers at race tracks and elsewhere, the ability to quickly and safely remove closed faced helmets, without any pressure or traction applied to the spine.

"Driver safety goes beyond simply wearing a helmet," said Patrick Lynch, motorsport director for Shock Doctor. "NHRA is the largest motorsports sanctioning body in the world, and its recent Eject mandate for racers will influence safety awareness, as they take to the tracks this season."

It is estimated that 350-400 NHRA drivers will be equipped with Eject as the 2010 season starts.

"Eject appears to be a progressive safety tool, and we are glad to make it available to our racers," said Glen Gray, vice president of technical operations for the NHRA.

Drivers in the professional Indy Racing League, NASCAR, Grand-Am Road Racing, and riders in both AMA Pro Motocross and Supercross are also required to use Eject within their helmets. Eject has a rollout program underway to support the riding and EMT communities on a nationwide basis. For more information, please visit www.ejectsafety.com.

About Shock Doctor, Inc.

Shock Doctor is a global brand leader that uses innovative technology and design to provide superior protection and enhanced performance for people who are passionate about their sports. In addition to a full line of patented, technologically-advanced mouthguards, Shock Doctor offers a comprehensive line of innovative performance protection products, including core protective gear for hockey, football, baseball, soccer, martial arts and boxing; lacrosse and motorsports equipment; and a full line of Power Dry(TM) Gear Bag Systems. Shock Doctor products are used by athletes at all levels of competition. www.shockdoctor.com.


Contact:
Roepke Public Relations
Katherine Roepke
kroepke@roepkepr.com
612-677-1717

Meghan Bonneville
mbonneville@ropekepr.com

SOURCE Shock Doctor


'/>"/>
SOURCE Shock Doctor
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. International study strengthens case for daily calcium pill
2. Yakima Health Care Leader Tapped for Leadership Post at National Association
3. Virginia Tech Report Has National Importance
4. Donate Life America Dispels Myths About Organ & Tissue Donation Among Hispanics During National Hispanic Heritage Month
5. Us TOO Launches National SEA Blue Campaign for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
6. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
7. National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP), the Largest Insurance Subrogation Association in the World - Announced Today that Leslie Wiernik has Joined the Organization as Director of Education
8. 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, to Address National Drug Crisis, Keynote Grand Opening of New Allenwood, PA National Model Detox Center
9. Australian-led international study shows blood pressure drugs cut death rate in type 2 diabetes
10. LCA Hails International Investigators Studying Lung Cancer
11. National Patient Safety Foundation Partners with Vocera Communications
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... , ... “Journey to the Light: The Quest for Happiness and Love. . ... to finding herself. “Journey to the Light: The Quest for Happiness and Love. ... writer of newsletters, manuals, and articles, who has recently decided to expand her literary ...
(Date:7/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... July 23, 2017 , ... A ... in St. Louis, and led by the Minneapolis Veterans Administration Health Care System overwhelmingly ... of the disease offers very few benefits. , In the cases involved with ...
(Date:7/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... Technology is making it easier for ... tools are helping patients become more actively involved in their care and maintaining ... survey, released today by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum. , According ...
(Date:7/23/2017)... ... July 23, 2017 , ... Viora Ltd., a ... US Patent No. 9,038,640 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The ... combination of Switching, Vacuum, and Cooling mechanisms to further increase the efficacy and ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... "As a doctor of lung medicine ... catheters available on the market," said an inventor from Center Valley, Pa. "My idea ... the patient." , He developed the patent-pending PLEURAL SAFE-t-STAT CATHETER KIT to offer an ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/11/2017)... 11, 2017  The global market for liquid biopsy ... $394.1 million in 2016.  Although in early stages, the ... in particular as a result of the gradual shift ... recent introduction of a significant number of new liquid ... of tumor biomarkers to guide treatment decisions. ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... , July 10, 2017 The Institute for ... methods, is the recipient of a VITROCELL® inhalation exposure ... International Science Consortium. The device, which is designed to ... expose human lung cells to airborne test materials in ... use the VITROCELL® system for testing combustible tobacco products, ...
(Date:7/5/2017)... 5, 2017 Wolfmet 3D  printed tungsten collimator manufactured by ... and manufacturing combine to progress molecular radiotherapy imaging. ... are unable to accurately quantify the radiation absorbed by those ... the success of this radiotherapy treatment has been available — ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: