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Proposal would allow pickups as school buses in Iowa

Proposal would allow pickups as school buses in Iowa

DES MOINES — Pickup trucks used as school buses?

That’s what the title of Senate Study Bill 3186 says, but a panel of state senators said Wednesday said they are narrowing the legislation so it will allow school districts to use pickup trucks weighing less than 10,000 pounds to transport students to extra-curricular activities as long as the students – up to nine including the driver -- are in the truck cab and wearing a seat belt.

Read the full article on the Mason City Globe-Gazette website.



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