Airbag-equipped safety suits to come to market

Technology meets motorcycle gear in the Tech-Air street airbag system, Alpinestars’ new airbag-equipped safety suits. The suits provide protection for the back, shoulders, kidney area and chest, according to the Alpinestars website.

According to Alpinestars, the system’s versatility means that it:

  • Can be used with any type of motorcycle;
  • Requires no installation; and
  • Requires no configuration.

In addition, the suits can be used in any weather, have 25 hours of battery life and are CE certified to the PPE directive.

According to Fox News, the system will go on sale in Europe in spring 2015, but U.S. sales have not been announced yet.

Visit the Fox News article, or the Alpinestars website for more information.