The Environmental Impact of School Bus Seatbelts

Safer and More Environmentally Friendly?

Safer and More Environmentally Friendly?

I have always wondered why school buses don’t have seatbelts. Not that I minded when I was riding them, since it was easier to wiggle around unrestrained. It was especially nice on field trips when you could lounge around, lie down, or face backwards, not like riding in a car at all!

Good Morning America did a piece on putting seatbelts on school buses, and it sounds like a logistical nightmare. Not that there should be a compromise for our children’s safety, but what exactly would the trip to school look like if they put seatbelts on every bus?
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