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Tour buses to require seat belts

3 years 6 months 1 week ago November 20, 2013 Nov 20, 2013 Wednesday, November 20 2013 November 20, 2013 9:06 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Zach Correa

WASHINGTON - Starting November of 2016, all new tour buses and buses that carry people between cities will need to have seat belts.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is finally requiring seat belts after nearly 50 years of recommendations from federal accident investigators.

According to the NHTSA, An average of 21 people are killed in tour bus and motorcoach accidents each year.

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