This seems to have been around awhile, but haven't seen it posted.
This is a great idea, but maybe only for losing control.
Impacts would not fair as well I'd imagine.
Interesting and potentially lifesaving nonetheless.
Link to video
Air Bag-Like Jacket Saves Motorcyclist's Life
Motorcycle Airbag Jacket and Vests
I wonder if it would work good for this use as well.
Alternate use possible