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Should School Buses Have Seat Belts? (Video)

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Most school buses do not have seat belts — a safety concern for children nationwide. However, a number of states are considering legislation to change that, sparking debate. In the above PBS NewsHour report, Education Week correspondent Lisa Stark reports from Austin, Texas.

Bus crashes aren't the only danger for students in transit.

When drivers fail to stop behind school buses, those exiting can be hit by oncoming traffic. To keep kids safe, stoparm cameras are used on the buses in Austin to record those who illegally pass school buses.  Learn more in the video below:

The PBS NewsHour video originally aired on May 16, 2017.

Both videos contain footage from WRCB — more info here.


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