Airbag technology is now available for motorcycle riders and passengers in the UK, in the form of airbag jackets and vests available from Helite.
According to Helite, the Helite Airvest is being used by the Thames Valley Police Training School and being evaluated by a number of other police forces. Helite also says that leisure, sports and commuter bikers are also buying its vests and jackets.
The vests, which are worn over normal motorcycle jackets, are described as the “optimal solution for motorcyclists that ride all year long and wear different motorcycle jackets depending on the season”.
The motorcycle jackets include the latest airbag technologies and give the same airbag protection whether it is a summer jacket or leather airbag jacket.
Helite says its products have been developed in collaboration with university researchers, independent laboratories and certification centres, and are “scientifically proven to be very effective in reducing injuries in case of an accident”.
For more information contact Trevor Turner, business development at Helite, on 0113 2843497.