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    Arrow Support FOR or AGAINST airbag covers

    Although there has been considerable debate on this forum previously, please provide your support FOR or AGAINST the use of airbag covers.

    Do you have written documentation that directs you from using the devices? If so, please provide details.

    Ideally we can generate open discussion. Thanks.
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    I have nothing to offer other than my common sense telling me not to put ANYTHING between an airbag and a patient.
    "This thread is being closed as it is off-topic and not related to the fire industry." - Isn't that what the Off Duty forum was for?

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    Everyone,
    Please justify your statements FOR or AGAINST. Likely the realization is that most are against their use, however lets determine that with any legitimate documentation.
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    100% against using anything to restrain a supplemental device
    Vehicle manufactures also warn against it if you look in their manuals

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    I teach my students to never put anything over the bags. Go to Todd's website below and watch videos #6 and 7 for proof.

    http://www.sceneoftheaccident.org/Vi...x?videoIndex=5
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    If you look at what a modern day 'wheel consists of and then study how a bag restraints hooks on/works there is no way anyone with a working brain cell would advocate their use. That's as scientific as I can make it. T.C.

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    Seems as though the majority of responders are against the use of covers. Perhaps we should collectively approach federal agencies and ask them to discourage their use.

    If anyone has documentation they can reference that discourages the use of covers please post that.
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