The nation saw a slight decline in traffic deaths during 2014. However, an increase in estimated fatalities during the first six months of this year reveals a need to reinvigorate the fight against deadly behavior on America's roads, according to the Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that the driver of a truck-tractor that struck a medium-size bus, killing four members of the North Central Texas College softball team, lost control of his vehicle due to incapacitation stemming from his likely use of a synthetic cannabinoid.
Voyage date recorder of cargo ship still not found
November 17, 2015
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says it has completed the video documentation of the cargo ship El Faro and the associated debris field, but the vessel’s voyage data recorder has not been located.
A National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) team has been dispatched to Akron, Ohio to investigate yesterday’s accident involving a small plane that crashed into an apartment building, killing all nine people on board.
Backing incidents can account for up to half of all reportable fleet incidents. Virtually all backing collisions are preventable though. We drive in reverse only a fraction of the distance that we go in the forward direction yet it seems that backing in a serious problem in most fleets.
The fuel supply line of a plane that caught fire on a Ft. Lauderdale runway Oct. 29th, terrifying its passengers, had disconnected, says the National Transportation Safety Board, which is investigating the incident.
Big rig crashes kill nearly 4,000 Americans each year and injure more than 85,000. Since 2009, fatalities involving large trucks have increased 17 percent. Injuries have gone up 28 percent.
Given these numbers, you might expect Congress to be agitating for tighter controls on big rigs.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has entered into a Pathfinder agreement with CACI International Inc. to evaluate how the company’s technology can help detect Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in the vicinity of airports.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has found that the probable cause for the crash of a de Havilland DHC-3 in Soldotna, Alaska, on July 7, 2013, was the operator’s failure to determine the actual cargo weight, leading to the loading and operation of the airplane outside of its weight and center of gravity limits.
As both a veteran railroad worker and union official responsible for safety, Mike Elliott became alarmed when he learned of trouble-plagued train signals in his home state of Washington.
Signals, he said, at times would inexplicably switch from red to yellow to green – potentially creating confusion that could lead to a crash. Elliott raised that and other signal issues repeatedly with his managers at BNSF Railway Co.