Hybrid and electric light-duty vehicles operate more quietly than conventional cars and trucks, which could make them a danger to pedestrians – particularly those who are blind or have low vision and rely on sound to tell them when a vehicle is approaching.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Center for Motor Vehicle Safety is observing Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, hosted by the National Sleep Foundation. The campaign is designed to reduce the number of fatigue-related crashes and to save lives.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) yesterday released a video highlighting school buses as the safest form of transportation for children traveling to and from school – even safer than riding in a caryesterday with their parents.
The National Transportation Safety Board opened the docket today for its ongoing investigation of a fatal 2015 lane crossover collision of an amphibious passenger vehicle into a motorcoach and three passenger vehicles on the Aurora Bridge, in Seattle, Washington.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is taking a proactive safety approach to protect vehicles from malicious cyber-attacks and unauthorized access by releasing proposed guidance for improving motor vehicle cybersecurity.
The National Transportation Safety Board determined Tuesday that the flight crew’s mismanagement of the approach and multiple deviations from standard operating procedures caused the Nov. 10, 2015, crash of a Part 135 on-demand charter flight in Akron, Ohio. The charter company’s casual attitude toward compliance with standards was a contributing factor in the accident.
Traffic deaths in the first half of 2016 are still going up, and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is urging parents and teens to take essential steps to prevent accidents during National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 16-22).