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FMCSA Launches Annual “Be Ready. Be Buckled." Safety Belt Art Contest for Kids

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced the launch of the 2014 “Be Ready.  Be Buckled.” student art contest organized by the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Belt Partnership.  Open to students in kindergarten through sixth grade with relatives or sponsors in the commercial truck and bus industries, the contest educates kids about highway safety and urges commercial drivers to buckle up on every trip.