May 1, 2014 – Santa Barbara, CA – resqme, Inc., a US-based company dedicated to providing tools to improve motorist safety, will showcase their celebrated car escape tool along with an innovative line of safety tools at this year’s National Hardware Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, May 6th – 8th, 2014. With more than 400 American fatalities per year caused by people trapped in submerged vehicles(1), resqme, Inc. understands the importance of every second during a potential life-threatening emergency. Resqme, Inc.’s President and Founder Laurent Colasse will be present to introduce the company’s line of life-saving tools and demonstrate how simple it is to take emergency preparedness into one’s own hands (Booth #7223).
Originally developed for first responders, resqme® has been saving lives for over 10 years. Proudly made in the USA, the tool is now carried by millions of drivers throughout the world. Resqme Inc.’s revolutionary 0.6-ounce auto escape tool features a concealed steel blade that swiftly cuts through seatbelts and a spring-loaded spike that, with one push, breaks window glass, providing drivers and passengers with an easy escape. The tool comes in 8 modern colors and is now available with a new line of premium accessories. For this year’s NHS, resqme, Inc. will offer live demonstrations of the device at the resqme booth (#7223) at 10:00 AM and 2:00PM each day.
With a primary goal of educating drivers and saving lives on the road, resqme, Inc. will debut a range of new products for 2014 including their versatile safety kits and pepper spray, which will be unveiled at the National Hardware Show. These luxury safety kits include first aid essentials as well as a variety of indispensable lifesaving tools including the original keychain car escape tool, resqme®. The company will also introduce the resqme pepper spray which offers its holder a means of safety and self-defense in a threatening circumstance, temporarily impairing the attacker’s vision.
See firsthand how easy it can be to prepare for a potentially life threatening incident with just a few essential tools by visiting the resqme booth at this year’s National Hardware Show (Booth #7223).
About resqme, Inc.
Founded by Laurent Colasse in 2003. After the introduction of the LifeHammer, the resqme® tool was designed out of need for a portable and accessible auto emergency rescue tool. The resqme® is a compact window-breaker and seatbelt-cutter that can be carried on your keys for easy access. With over 3 million units sold, the resqme® tool is distributed to serve both first responders and millions of motorists worldwide in case of an emergency. Proudly made in the United States, the award-winning resqme tool aims to give drivers peace of mind on the road When Seconds Count…™.
For more information about resqme products, please visit www.resqme.com.
Alissa Sears at Christie Communications
(1): “Vehicle submersion: A review of the problem, associated risks and survival information.” Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine 2013: 84:498.