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A severely fatigued motorcoach driver who lost control of the vehicle, the failure of Sky Express Inc. to manage safe driving practices and a lack of adequate regulatory oversight was the probable cause of a fatal motorcoach crash in Doswell, Va., last May, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said last week.
Since first being introduced in the U.S. for agricultural use in the early 1980s, ATVs have grown increasingly popular recreationally and more recently, for work. There are currently more than 10 million ATVS in use in this country.
Senior investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board will be providing 20 presentations on a variety of aviation safety issues at AirVenture 2012, the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual fly-in convention going on this week in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
A freight train derailment, explosion and fire early this morning in Columbus, Ohio resulted in injuries to two people in the vicinity of the accident. Authorities say no train personnel were injured.
With the summer travel season already underway, the American Roads & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) is urging motorists to drive carefully through roadway work zones.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has launched a go-team to an accident involving two freight trains near Goodwell, OK. Several fatalities have been reported.
Of four employees involved in a 2009 work accident at a Southern Railway facility, only the one who was injured was charged with improper performance of duties and fired.