Magazine article Law & Order

Bumperchute

Magazine article Law & Order

Bumperchute

Article excerpt

The Bumperchute is a uniquely designed tailgate canopy that is used to protect personnel such as incident commanders. The Bumperchute is available in recreational models and popular for campers, picnics, tailgating and just about any sporting event. The unit attaches to the vehicle root by use of the roof rack, or if there is no roof rack, it is attached to a roof mount anchor kit. One person can easily and quickly set it up. It weights about 3 pounds, and it is made of ripstop nylon. It can easily be stored in the vehicle, ready to be put to use.

The Bumperchute fits most SUV-type vehicles with twin, rear cargo barn-style doors or one-piece rear lift gate doors. A vehicle chart is online that provides application information. There arc several models and colors with some available for less than $200. The Bumperchute can be used as a command post, crime scene investigation, HazMat, first aid, etc.

Regardless of why it is used, the Bumperchute greatly increases the visibility of the unit. …

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