These days, people go to great lengths to keep themselves safe -- alarm systems, bodyguards, you name it.
"Maybe you're going over a river [in your car] and you crash into the river," he says. "You can bash out the windows with [the pen]" and make a clean escape.
Hanson also says the pen can also help women if they're suddenly approached on the street.
"If you're walking down the street and some guy makes you uncomfortable, you can hold this in your hand and strike him," he says.
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