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Quebec city father and son invent new "creeper"

Érik Sieb with Jay Leno and the BodyGuard at Leno's secret garage (credit: mechanic's creeper is an indispensible tool: a backboard on wheels that allows you to slide under a car to do work while it's on jacks. But its flat design leaves a mechanic vulnerable if the car accidentally falls.

That's why Érik Sieb and his son Kristopher invented the BodyGuard, which includes metal bars to protect the head and torso. The invention has even caught the attention of celebrity car-enthusiast Jay Leno, who invited the duo for a personal demo.

Quebec AM's Ainslie MacLellan caught up with Érik and Kristopher Sieb at Machinerie P&W in Quebec City, where their product is made.

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