Calls to Upgrade to Lap-Shoulder Belts Just Got Louder

Posted on: June 25th, 2018 by Staff

The list of national organizations making their support for lap-shoulder seat belts on school buses crystal clear continues to grow more impressive and harder to ignore. The NTSB is the latest to definitively add their name. “We have always tiptoed around the issue of seat belt usage [and] lap-shoulder belts in school buses,” NTSB Board […]

For Safety – This Is How We ‘Roll’

Posted on: June 9th, 2016 by Staff

The saying, “Go big or go home,” could not have been more apt for a recent IMMI undertaking. Determined to get the word out about RollTek, the only rollover protection system designed to protect truck drivers in the deadliest kind of crash they can face, IMMI decided to show the world how well the system […]

UberFamily: GOing the Distance

Posted on: May 26th, 2015 by Staff

For decades, if a parent wanted to ensure their child was as safely secured in a taxi or car service, they had to supply their own car seat. Considering how heavy many car seats are, that’s not very feasible. Most of these seats are not designed to be portable, and taxi drivers had no interest […]

Nightline Airs In-depth Report on Seat Belts on School Buses

Posted on: April 10th, 2015 by Staff

Parents often wonder why there are no seat belts on school buses. This powerful, in-depth report ABC News did for Nightline asked the same question. This is a story parents need to watch.  

Good Morning America Takes a Closer Look at Seat Belts on School Buses

Posted on: March 31st, 2015 by Staff

When ABC News investigated why lap-shoulder seat belts aren’t on school buses, they came to IMMI.  As the only organization currently doing any real research in this area, IMMI lent our testing, engineering and safety expertise to help out. For years, opponents have voiced outdated and untrue excuses that have kept this vital safety equipment off most school […]

Pioneering Safety: Camp RZR Brimstone

Posted on: October 1st, 2014 by Rachael

IMMI had a blast at Camp RZR Brimstone. The Polaris event, held for their trail riders in Huntsville, Tennessee, had it all. Thousands of riders enjoyed nightly concerts, Polaris demos, competitions, and exceptional service. Polaris appreciates their riders and it shows with events like these. There was something for everyone, and IMMI was honored to […]

Truck Safety Event

Posted on: August 21st, 2014 by Rachael

August 26, 2014 Westfield, IN IMMI, the leading manufacturer of seat belts for all heavy, commercial trucks in North America, recently demonstrated the importance of seat belts and advanced safety equipment for truck drivers by crashing the cab of a large semi-truck head-on into the largest barrier block in the world. “We are committed to continually […]

Breaking: NHTSA Requires Seat Belts in Large Buses

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by Rachael

Bringing Safety to People Before now, most large buses (ex: motorcoaches) did not have lap and shoulder seat belts. IMMI® has been making motorocoach seats with seat belts since 2009 – well ahead of this federal mandate – because it’s just a part of our mission to bring safety to people. (Full NHSTA press release) This […]

IMMI is Safe & Sound

Posted on: September 4th, 2013 by Rachael

Safe & Sound (via Current in Westfield) Posted by Robert Herrington Safety products in van are tested in the CAPE facility, which has crash tested more school buses than anywhere else in the world. (Photos by Robert Herrington) IMMI President Tom Anthony explains how a Westfield company became a global leader in safety For more than […]

SafeGuard: School Bus Safety 101

Posted on: August 9th, 2013 by Rachael

On Thursday, August 8, we hosted “SafeGuard: School Bus Safety 101” with our SafeGuard Bus Seating brand. Attendees were presented with the facts and misinformation surrounding school buses and seat belts, and then they were invited to witness a live school bus crash test into our CAPE facility‘s barrier wall.  The goal was to educate safety […]