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NHTSA head reverses position on seat belts on school buses

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The head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reversing his position on putting seat belts in school buses. 
NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind says the data show seat belts on buses would reduce injuries and save lives, and he says the agency plans to use every tool available to get seat belts in all of the nation's school buses. 
Rosekind says he'll launch a series of steps including: new research, funding and a nationwide mandate to get belts on buses in the future. 
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