Seatbelts on the community bus would benefit everyone

Author feels having seat belts on the local transit bus would make the senior passengers feel safer.

Dear Editor

The bus that is taking people to Lillooet to see the doctors does not have seat belts. I was informed last night that the driver has been urging the installation of the belts without success.

Surely, the safety of the bus passengers should be the first priority of the groups currently patting themselves on the back.

A group of us seniors quite enjoyed the bus trip last night to see the Christmas lights, but without seat belts, gripping the seats in front of us while the bus navigated the hills, gave a few of us pause.

Esther Darlington

Ashcroft

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