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Feedback at 5:00: Would You Like To See Seat Belts Added To Michigan School Buses?

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Thursday's Feedback at 5:00:

Students are getting used to their new daily routines now that school is back in session, including making sure they get on the bus safely.

One Wisconsin school district has an extra feature to keep students safe: seatbelts on every bus.

Janesville is the only district in the state to have the feature.

Now, a new bill being introduced would make seat belts mandatory on all new Wisconsin buses.

Safety experts say most school buses, including here in Michigan, do not have seat belts because they are designed to be very safe. The design is called compartmentalization, which is having tall, padded seats.

Smaller buses do have them, and no matter what the size the bus, drivers must wear them.

For tonight's Feedback at Five: would you like to see seat belts added to school buses in Michigan?