By Karting1 ~ August 13th, 2012. Filed under: Kart Racing News.
Roll bars and seat belts are often sighted as an instant way to improve kart driver safety in the event of a roll over accident and seem quite fashionable in certain parts of the world. However a video has appeared on Youtube that raises questions over this conventional wisdom. The video demonstrates the frightening consequences of such a device failing and presenting a whole myriad of new dangers faced by a driver. According to the video description the driver escaped serious injury, he was very fortunate. It certainly suggests a raising of safety standards for such devices may need to be required.
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