Transportation Safety

Ford develops digital "child" for crash testing

The Ford Motor Co. is developing digital human children with lifelike skeletal structures, internal organs and brains for use in virtual crash testing.


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Pennsylvania joins anti-texting-while-driving states

With a stroke of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's pen, the Keystone State became the 35th state to prohibit texting behind the wheel.


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FAA hopes new website will reduce laser-aircraft incidents

In a continuing effort to combat the growing problem of lasers directed at aircraft, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has created a new website to make it easier for pilots and the public to report laser incidents and obtain information on the subject, FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt announced today.


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NTSB slams airline for withholding documents after fatal crash

Accident near Buffalo, NY killed 50

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman today criticized Pinnacle Airlines Corp. for failing to provide relevant documents to NTSB personnel who were investigating a Feb., 2009 commuter plane crash that killed all 45 passengers and four crew members onboard as well as one person on the ground.


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Wake up! It's Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

Drunk driving gets a lot of attention, but drowsy driving is a serious transportation danger as well -- one getting recognized this week, Drowsy Driving Prevention Week.


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NTSB: Curbside carrier growth outpacing safety oversight

Fatal accident rate is seven times that of conventional buses

A new report from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) shows that oversight of the curbside bus industry has not kept up with the rapid growth of the increasingly popular form of transporation


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New technology could help drivers avoid accidents

Collision and sudden stop warnings among features being tested

"Connected vehicle" technologies that could help drivers avoid approximately 80 percent of vehicle crash types are being tested at clinics being hosted by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).


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NTSB opens investigation into fatal NY helicopter crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released preliminary information about it's investigation into the deadly crash of a private helicopter in New York's East River Oct. 4th. One passenger was killed and two sustained serious injuries in the accident.


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FAA releases independent report on controller training

Tighter college training, annual refresher courses recommended for air traffic controllers

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Randy Babbitt last week announced a set of recommendations from an independent panel on how to improve all aspects of an air traffic controller’s experience at the FAA, including hiring, training, placement and career development.


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NTSB puts pilot, controller professionalism on it's "Most Wanted" list

Recent incidents said to erode public trust

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has placed improving the professionalism of pilots and air traffic controllers on it's "Most Wanted" list -- a list which represents the board's advocacy priorities.


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