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Seat belts will be required on large buses

Posted By rob On November 21, 2013 @ 9:56 am In Bus News,News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

bus_frontNew tour buses and buses that provide service between cities must be equipped with seat belts starting in late 2016 under a federal rule issued Wednesday, a safety measure sought by accident investigators for nearly a half century.

Beginning in November 2016, all new motorcoaches and some other large buses must be equipped by manufacturers with three-point lap-shoulder belts, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. The rule doesn’t apply to school buses or city transit buses.

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