Patent Number: 7,611,197

Title: Occupant restraint passenger seat assembly with load-sensing energy absorption feature

Abstract: A passenger seat for a multi-passenger motor vehicle having a body with a seat-mounting includes a seat frame mountable to the seat-mounting surface, and a rear seat frame engaged with the seat frame. A front frame is engaged to the seat frame and is located forward of the rear seat frame. The front frame is configured for translational movement with respect to the seat frame. A passenger restraint member is engaged to the front frame.

Inventors: Mattes; Patrick J. (Yoder, IN), Nelson; Erik K. (Woodburn, IN), Graham; Thomas R. (Fort Wayne, IN)

Assignee: International Truck Intellectual Property Company, LLC

International Classification: B60N 2/42 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017