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23 What is the killer box?




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This article is from the The Monster Truck FAQ, by Jeff Hawkins with numerous contributions by others.

23 What is the killer box?

A. Let's call these by their official name, "Remote Ignition Interrupter"
or `RII'. This is a specialized radio receiver mounted in the truck
and a hand held transmitter tuned to the frequency of the RII. The
transmitter looks like any other `Walkie Talkie' but has the ability
to signal the Receiver with a special code!

The Remote Ignition Interrupter can be used to `interrupt' the
ignition by radio should the truck veer off the track and/or the
driver become incapacitated.

This `RII' attempts to shut off the engine but it doesn't stop or
"brake the truck".


 

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