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Why don’t more Texas school buses have seat belts? (audio)

After deadly accidents in Texas, Houston Public Media looked at what state lawmakers did in the past – and are doing now to protect children.

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Despite a Texas law passed a decade ago to equip more school buses with shoulder seat belts, relatively few buses have them today. Why?

Read the full story at Houston Public Media.

See more from The Texas Tribune:

• Texas House passes statewide ban on texting while driving.

• State Sen. Sylvia Garcia asked for a study on school bus safety. 

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