Federal proposal would put seat belts...

Federal proposal would put seat belts on school buses

There are 5 comments on the WZZM Grand Rapids story from Nov 19, 2007, titled Federal proposal would put seat belts on school buses. In it, WZZM Grand Rapids reports that:

Morrisville, NC - U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters has 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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Hudsonville, MI

#1 Nov 19, 2007
It is about time. I would really like to hear how any bus drivers out there feel about this. I think school bus drivers have a really tough job and my guess is that seatbelts would help keep things in control as well as add to the safety of the kids.
Rick

Grand Rapids, MI

#2 Nov 19, 2007
I am not a bus driver, but it would certainly seem that school busses would have been the place to start this whole seat belt business in the first place. A LITTLE LATE, BUT A GREAT IDEA!
Parent of 2

Brookfield, WI

#3 Nov 19, 2007
I have been told time and again that the bus seats are designed to protect the children in case of an accident and that seatbelts aren't necessary. Has this changed?? I would also like to hear from the bus drivers on this issue!!
Jamie2

Kalamazoo, MI

#4 Nov 19, 2007
Great idea. The bus seats are slippery and the slightest braking can cause the kids to slide off their seats.

It is about time.
Beth

Traverse City, MI

#5 Nov 19, 2007
Finally!!!!

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