DOT rolls out campaign to crack down on distracted driving
April 10, 2015
April is Distracted Driving Awareness month, and the U.S. Department of Transportation is using the occasion to undertake an aggressive campaign, running today through April 15, to ticket drivers who are texting or talking on their cell phones while they’re driving.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued four urgent recommendations calling for more robust and fire-resistant rail cars to be produced to safely carry flammable liquids such as crude oil and ethanol.
As its investigation of the smoke and electrical arcing accident in a tunnel near the L’Enfant Plaza Metro Station on January 12 continues, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is looking at another smoke and electrical arcing event that occurred in February.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its "Safer Seas 2014: Lessons Learned From Marine Accident Investigations" report. Safer Seas is a compilation of accident investigations that were published in 2014, organized by vessel type with links to the more detailed accident reports.
Distracted Driving: Rewind, a new half-day workshop from DuPont Sustainable Solutions, helps participants refocus on safety, rethink the need to multitask behind the wheel, and make better, safer decisions on the road.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will host a multi-modal roundtable to discuss the dangers of distractions in transportation. The roundtable, “Disconnect from Deadly Distractions,” will be held on March 31, 2015, in Washington, DC.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has released a new Smartphone app that will allow for more convenient access to currently available online safety performance information for interstate truck and bus companies.