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Charlie Crist asking feds to require safety belts on all new school buses

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Congressman Charlie Crist is looking to better protect students riding school buses. On Wednesday, the St. Petersburg Democrat introduced the Best to Use Safety (BUS) Belts Act to enhance school bus safety, by requiring all new buses be equipped with safety belts. The act would also provide grants to upgrade existing buses with seat belts. “Families across Florida teach their children to buckle up. But for millions of kids across the country their school bus lacks this basic safety feature,”…

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