Transportation Safety

Health care experts fight repeal of Michigan’s motorcycle helmet law

“We are unified in our opposition”
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A move to make helmet use optional under Michigan law is meeting with stiff opposition from a coalition of health care organizations, who say that helmets save both lives and money.

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Air traffic controllers share memories of 9/11

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As the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy approaches, three air traffic employees who were directly involved in the events of that day share their memories in a new video just released by the Federal Aviation Administration.

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DOT to hold emergency responders forum

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In an effort to make sure emergency personnel have the information they need when summoned to dangerous pipeline incidents, the U.S. Department of Transportation has announced plans to hold an Emergency Responder Forum November 15, 2011 in Washington, D.C.

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Imagine a world without checklists

By Thea Dunmire
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Checklists are essential to successful business operations. 

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New goals set to reduce gas consumption of big rigs, semi-trucks, buses & pickups

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The Obama administration has announced the first-of-their-kind fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas pollution standards for work trucks, buses, and other heavy duty vehicles.

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China's unease over safety standards:Deja vu all over again

By Dave Johnson
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The deadly train wreck in eastern China in late July has provoked public outrage in the country.

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Texting while driving just isn’t cool

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Distracted driving is an epidemic on our roadways,” said Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood this week, putting special emphasis on teen drivers.

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Senate reaches breakthrough on FAA extension

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Before escaping Washington for their August vacations, U.S. senators finally approved a long-delayed Federal Aviation Administration bill that put thousands of FAA workers back on the job.

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Feds crack down on unsafe motorcoach & trucking companies

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The U.S. Department of Transportation recently announced that in the last two years, the Obama Administration has issued as many imminent hazard orders placing unsafe bus and truck companies out of service as in the previous ten years combined.

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Does Congressional stalemate mean danger in the sky?

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 Congress’ failure to pass a Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) bill before going on vacation has put 74,000 aviation-related jobs in limbo, but Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood insists that air travel is still safe.

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