Andrew K. Swayne - Dublin OH Aron K. Madsen - Marysville OH Jeffrey P. Tiefenthaler - Mechanicburg OH Kazuhiko Maruyama - Dublin OH
Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha - Tokyo
2808011, 297253, 2972501, 296 6503
A safety restraint anchoring device for use in a vehicle includes an anchor plate having an opening defined therethrough, the plate being adapted to have multiple portions thereof fixed to a support panel in a vehicle body, and a rigid rod member connected to the anchor plate. The rod member has a loop shaped portion extending through the opening and projecting away from said plate, and the loop shaped portion is adapted to securely receive a child restraint seat attachment tether. The rod member also has ends welded to a surface of the anchor plate and the loop shaped portion of the rod member extends through the opening in the plate. The anchor plate is adapted to be welded or otherwise fixed to a lower surface of the support panel and the loop shaped portion of the rod member extends through an opening defined in the support panel and projects away from the support panel when the anchor plate is fixed to the support panel.