School bus seat belt law began as Star City 4-H member’s project

What started as a young 4-H member’s scare from a family car accident has turned into a law that gives Arkansas residents the legal framework to ask their local school districts to require seat belts on school buses purchased after 2018. Hannah Alder, a 13-year-old Star City Middle School student and 4-H member, watched Monday as Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed House Bill1002 into law at the state Capitol. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Mark McElroy … Continued