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Driver Safety Gear - Part 3: Chest & Rib Protectors

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In this installment of the Driver Safety Gear, we are going to talk about the importance of Chest & Rib protectors. Depending on the series you compete in and the age of your driver, you may or may not be required to wear a Chest and Rib protector. In MOST series, all drivers under the age of 13 yrs old are required to wear a rib and chest protector. The reason behind this requirement is that most young drivers are still growing and it is critical to protect there ribs and sternum It doesn't take a accident for a young driver to injure their ribs or their sternum.

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