Special Needs Transportation

New Seat Mount Designed to Secure ‘Escape Artist’ Students

Posted on March 30, 2017

BESI developed the Safe Journey Seat Mount to make safety vests tamper-resistant for students who have difficulty staying seated.
BESI developed the Safe Journey Seat Mount to make safety vests tamper-resistant for students who have difficulty staying seated.
BESI Inc. has unveiled the Safe Journey Seat Mount for special-needs transportation.

According to BESI, the Safe Journey is a safe and easy-to-use option for securing students who have difficulty staying seated in other products.

The company’s engineering team developed a way to make the standard BESI or universal vest tamper-resistant by using a new cam wrap design. The upper section of the securement is designed to thread through the existing D rings and connect behind the seat, out of the reach of the student but easily accessible for the transporter.

The new upper section also provides improved adjustability to enhance student safety and comfort, according to BESI. The lower portion of the Safe Journey features a tamper-resistant hook that offers the option of making the clip hooks more difficult to unfasten for the passenger.

The upper section of the securement is designed to thread through the existing D rings and connect behind the seat.
The upper section of the securement is designed to thread through the existing D rings and connect behind the seat.
BESI officials said that the ability to use a tamper-resistant seat mount with a vest makes loading and unloading students quick and simple while providing extra protection for “escape artists.”

The Safe Journey Seat Mount is available in small, medium, and large sizes and will work in conjunction with any existing BESI or universal safety vest in the corresponding size. When ordering a BESI or universal vest, the Safe Journey can be ordered in place of the standard seat mount.

Related Topics: behavior management, child safety restraint systems, seating

Comments ( 1 )
  • Norma Sifuentes

     | about 3 years ago

    Great idea, why not use the same method for the bottom hooks?

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