are a hydraulic
rescue tool used to rip cars apart. Usually the Jaws of Life are used by firemen
. They consist of a pair of metal claws that are used to spread/cut/rip automobiles apart in order to save persons who may be trapped inside.
The Jaws of Life were originally designed for race track
use but have since become a tool of rescue
Apparently Hurst(www.hurstjaws.com) is /the/ company for all your Jaws of Life needs.