Green believes younger drivers are at risk of being distracted more now than in the past.
"Everyone is in a hurry today. Everyone drives faster than they used to, there's more traffic and you got to constantly have your attention span on driving the bus,” Green said.
Hawk's new bill calls for more training before drivers can take the wheel with students on board.
Opponents say adding seat belts could be very expensive for bus owners and operators and say there is no need for them because of the way buses are built.
Recently representative Courtney Rogers introduced a bill that would not allow anyone who has ‘committed a serious traffic violation’ from obtaining a license if that incident occurred within three years of trying to obtain a commercial license to drive a school bus.