There was no distress call from the Virginia State Police helicopter that crashed in a wooded area outside of Charlottesville, Virginia Saturday after documenting the violent demonstrations and protests in the city.
Robert L. Sumwalt III was sworn in as the National Transportation Safety Board’s 14th chairman during a brief ceremony held here Thursday.
Sumwalt’s nomination for a two-year term by President Donald Trump was confirmed by the Senate Aug. 3. Sumwalt has been serving as the agency’s acting chairman since March 31, 2017, and has been a NTSB member since August 2006.
Forget about student loan debt. There's a far more serious debt that occurs earlier in a young person's life, one that - according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) - could endanger their safety, along with the safety of those sharing the road with them.
People who don’t buckle up when they ride in the rear seat because they think it’s safer back there are wrong. Instead, they pose a serious danger to themselves and those riding up front, according to a new study and crash test video by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
The National Transportation Safety Board today issued a Safety Alert warning rail workers of the risks of working on the tracks using only a watchman/lookout to provide the train approach warning.
Safety Alert 066 was prompted in part by the deaths of two rail workers who were struck and killed by a train in Edgemont, South Dakota, Jan. 17, 2017.
The lessons learned from the investigation of 27 major, maritime accidents involving loss of life, injuries and property damage are detailed in the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) Safer Seas Digest 2016, released online yesterday.
An SUV driver’s actions are the probable cause of a deadly 2015 collision between the SUV and a Metro-North commuter train at a grade crossing in Valhalla, New York, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found Tuesday.