The National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) investigation into a landing mishap last fall of a plane carrying then vice presidential candidate Mike Pence has so far generated more than 400 pages of information.
It’s been recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) and cited as something that would have prevented some of the deadliest train accidents in recent history, but U.S. railway companies have been slow to adopt it.
If a drone were to strike someone on the ground, could that individual suffer serious injuries?
The rapidly growing drone industry has sparked a spate of studies by a consortium of leading universities that are aimed at answering that question and improving our understanding of the risks of allowing small unmanned aircraft – or drones – to fly over people.
As thousands of Americans begin to plan their summer travels, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) cautions all those who plan to travel by car to think safety first to ensure a safe trip for them and their families.
Teenagers are among the riskiest drivers, but they often end up with inexpensive vehicles that don’t offer adequate protection in a crash. If you are considering buying a used car for your young driver, you can get some help from The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), which annually issues a list of recommended used vehicles for teens.
Inadequate manning and the resultant crewmember fatigue caused the March 12, 2016, sinking of the tugboat Specialist in the Hudson River, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Transportation Safety Board.
It’s that time of year again – time for about 10,000 law enforcement agencies across the nation to coordinate efforts for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s annual Click It or Ticket campaign to crack down on seat belt scofflaws.
Each year, roughly 150 motorists are killed when their cars plow into the sides of big-rig trailers, slicing off the windshields and roofs. But many of these gruesome underride deaths can be prevented, according to a new study and crash videos from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
A federal appeals court has affirmed that Pan Am Railways, Inc., must pay $260,000 in punitive and compensatory damages to – and take corrective action on behalf of – an employee who was subjected to retaliation for filing a Federal Railroad Safety Act whistleblower complaint.