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185 Protective Barriers Installed In DDOT Buses

(CBS DETROIT) – Protective barriers are being installed in 185 Detroit buses next to the driver's seat.

The city says this is in an effort to protect employees and passengers from spreading the coronavirus.

A total of 288 barriers are expected to be completed by early next year.

Back in June the drivers' union negotiated to enforce more protection for drivers after several employees got sick or even died.

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