Sterling Introduces Factory-Installed SCBA Seats

REDFORD, MICH. – Jan. 25, 2008 – Sterling Truck Corporation today announced that it has added self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) seats as a factory-installed option on its Acterra® Crew Cab trucks. Ideal for fire and emergency applications, these seats allow responders to wear an oxygen tank apparatus while safely buckled in.

“While responding to a call, emergency personnel need to wear a seatbelt, quickly put on a SCBA en route, and easily exit the cab when arriving on the scene. These seats enable them to do all of those things safely,” said Ann Demitruk, director of marketing for Sterling Truck Corporation. “Plus, when SCBA seats are installed in a Sterling truck, responders know they have dependable, comfortable transportation that’s ready to go whenever that alarm sounds.”

The Seats, Inc., SCBA seats are available in a high-back suspension model or non-suspension passenger seat with under-seat storage. For more information, find the Sterling dealer nearest you by visiting or by calling 800-STL-HELP.

Sterling Truck Corporation, based in Redford, Mich., produces and markets a full line of Class 3-8 work trucks for regional hauling and diverse vocational applications. Sterling is a subsidiary of Freightliner LLC and is the recipient of the 2007 J.D. Power and Associates award for Highest in Customer Satisfaction in Heavy Duty Truck Dealer Service. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets Class 3-8 vehicles and is a Daimler company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.

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