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Peter Zambos
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Andrew, that device would be poorly suited for the same reasons that I stated why a HANS device wouldn’t work for a karter.  That Simpson product is essentially a HANS device but doesn’t require seat belts to secure it in place.  It primarily protects against hyperflexion and subluxation, and nothing else, leaving a lot to be desired.

Greg, most people can easily touch their chin to their chest.  If you can do that, you can very easily break a collar  bone with the bottom of your helmet.  Collar bones are fragile as bones go, it doesn’t take much, and you don’t have to have a neck injury to do so.