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IMMI RollTek now available on National Seating platform


Tuesday, December 15, 2015
An IMMI official said RollTek combines advanced seat belt technology and airbag protection to better protect truck drivers in a rollover. (Courtesy: IMMI)
An IMMI official said RollTek combines advanced seat belt technology and airbag protection to better protect truck drivers in a rollover. (Courtesy: IMMI)

WESTFIELD, Ind. — IMMI’s RollTek, which the company says is the only side roll airbag protection system of its kind for the commercial truck market, is now available on the Commercial Vehicle Group’s National Seating platform.

“Fleets have asked for RollTek on National seats and IMMI has delivered, combining some of the most desired seat features for drivers with the enhanced protection of RollTek to keep them safer,” said IMMI On Highway Sales and Service Manager.

Steve Lovelady.

Lovelady said RollTek combines advanced seat belt technology and airbag protection to better protect truck drivers in one of the worst kinds of accidents they can face – a rollover.

“More than 50 percent of all truck driver fatalities happen in this kind of crash,” he said. “With RollTek, drivers have a better chance of not only surviving, but walking away. Some fleets believe in RollTek so much, they won’t buy a truck without it.”

 Proven in the heavy truck marketplace since 2007, RollTek works in the blink of an eye to protect the driver and/or passenger in a rollover, Lovelady said.

“When the RollTek sensor detects an imminent rollover, the seat belt pre-tensioner tightens, holding the driver in their seat,” he said. “The seat is then pulled down to it’s lowest level to increase survivable space in the cab. Lastly, an airbag deploys to cushion the head and neck.”

IMMI provides design, testing and manufacturing of advanced safety systems. IMMI produces “innovative” products for various industries, including the commercial vehicle industry.

For information about the RollTek seat, visit www.imminet.com/products/rolltek.

For information on Commercial Vehicle Group, visit www.cvgrp.com.

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