Transportation Safety

NTSB issues recommendations to reduce impaired driving

November 30, 2012

The NTSB has released several new recommendations as part of a continuing emphasis on substance-impaired driving, which it calls, “the biggest killer on our roadways.” The recommendations focus on three areas: better alcohol testing, better drug testing and identifying the “place of last drink.”


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How airline passengers can make their trips safer

FAA has tips on holiday (air) travel
November 21, 2012

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is encouraging travelers to take an active role in aviation safety when they fly this holiday season. Travelers can make their flight even safer by taking a few minutes to follow these guidelines:


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Go over the river and through the woods…safely

ASSE has tips for holiday roadway travel
November 21, 2012

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) says an estimated 43.6 million people are expected to be on the road this Thanksgiving – in addition to the millions who will be driving as part of their job.


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Traffic deaths: A surprising dimension of the red state-blue state divide

November 20, 2012

The nation’s red and blue states often are miles apart in social attitudes and, of course, political outlook. It turns out that they also divide into distinct camps when it comes to a grimmer measure — fatal traffic accidents.


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NTSB looking into veteran’s parade accident in Midland, Texas

November 19, 2012

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating an accident in Midland, Texas, in which a Union Pacific freight train struck a flatbed semi-trailer being used as a parade float at a grade crossing last week.


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Labor Department sues to get whistleblowing truckers reinstated

November 16, 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to enforce a final decision and order issued to North Canton-based trucking company Star Air and owner Robert R. Custer for terminating two truck drivers in violation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act's whistleblower provisions.


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More of us are buckling up, survey shows

November 16, 2012

An overwhelming majority of the millions of families traveling our nation's highways this Thanksgiving weekend, one of the busiest travel times of the year, will be buckling up, according to new survey results released today by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).


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NTSB releases 2013 Most Wanted List of transportation challenges

#1 killer: Impaired driving
November 14, 2012

The National Transportation Safety Board today released its 2013 Most Wanted List, with six of the ten issues focusing on highway travel where most transportation fatalities take place and includes the number one killer on the list: substance-impaired driving.


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Aviation industry, FAA and NTSB form accident-prevention partnership

November 14, 2012

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), airlines and aviation labor unions have announced a partnership with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to share summarized safety information that could help prevent accidents.
 


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Counterfeit air bags pose danger to drivers

November 12, 2012

A growing black market in counterfeit air bags has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to issue a warning to vehicle owners and repair professionals.


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