A drawing of the helmet from the patent application
July 17, 2005 Amateur inventor of a children's lightweight automobile helmet, Michael P. Fleming has filed a formal patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for his new child safety device. There is currently no child safety device designed specifically for head protection of children inside automobiles but Fleming believes the need for one is clear. To make the device more attractive to children, Fleming's design makes it compatible with audio and video devices found in many of today's automobiles. It can also be hooked up to handheld gaming systems popular with children.
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