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When noise is a problem, it’s usually in the “too much” rather than “too little” category. The opposite is true of ultra-quiet electric and hybrid vehicles, who emit so little noise that pedestrians and bicyclists may not be able to detect their presence, thus increasing their chances of an accident.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced that it is investigating a collison Monday between the oil tanker Overseas Reymar and one of the supports of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Being prepared can help travelers avoid dangerous situations in winter, says the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), which is passing along some travel safety tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that are especially useful this season.
It’s not surprising that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has discovered that alcohol-impaired driving is the leading cause of wrong-way crashes.
An inattentive driver and faulty brakes due to an improperly maintained vehicle were the probable cause of an accident in which a heavy commercial truck struck a California-bound Amtrak passenger train in the Nevada desert last summer killing six and injuring 16, the National Transportation Safety Board has revealed.
In the wake of a recent train derailment in NJ released toxins and forced widespread evacuations, environmental groups are urging the Obama administration to use its power under the Clean Air Act to reduce chemical disaster risks.
A pilot who was fired after blowing the whistle on pilot certification fraud was ordered reinstated by OSHA. The whistleblower, a pilot from Illinois, alleges that he was asked to falsify a pilot certification for a training flight he performed with another pilot.
Getting pulled over for “buzzed” driving could cost a driver around $10,000 in fines, legal fees, and increased insurance rates, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which has launched a public awareness campaign to highlight the dangers of impaired driving.
Although Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety regulations will still take precedence, a new FAA proposal for addressing flight attendant workplace safety will allow OSHA to enforce certain occupational safety and health standards currently not covered by FAA oversight.
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