Paramus, N.J. (CBS) – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill into law Saturday that requires new school buses to have lap and shoulder seat belts.READ MORE: South Jersey Woman, Jodi Wozniak, Charged For Allegedly Committing Multiple Counts Of Animal Cruelty
The legislation is in response to a deadly school bus crash in Mount Olive, Morris County.
The bus was headed to a field trip back in May when it collided with a dump truck.Report: Ben Simmons Turns Away Meeting With Sixers Teammates
Governor Murphy posted a video on Twitter explaining why he signed the legislation.
A student and teacher were killed in the crash and more than 40 other people on the bus were injured.