Official Wants High Seat Backs for Bu...

Official Wants High Seat Backs for Buses -

There are 1 comment on the Newsday story from Nov 19, 2007, titled Official Wants High Seat Backs for Buses -. In it, Newsday reports that:

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters on Monday proposed new rules that would allow school districts to use federal highway safety funds to equip school buses with seat belts.

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TNT

Nashville, GA

#1 Nov 19, 2007
"Peters says the rules also would require higher seat backs to better protect younger children during accidents when older children or adults get thrown from their seats. "

"It's like putting an egg in an egg carton," Peters said.

Duh..... wouldn't the seatbelts solve both problems? The higher seat backs would only serve to hide students from the driver's view. We know what would happen then, don't we?

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