The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) unveiled its 2016 Most Wanted List of transportation safety improvements Wednesday, calling it a “road map from lessons learned to lives saved.” The list focuses on 10 broad safety improvements on which the NTSB has made recommendations that have not yet been implemented.
National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) researchers went to 32 truck stops across the U.S. to collect safety data on long-haul truck drivers (LHTDs) – a group for which there’s limited occupational injury and safety data.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has imposed a $40 million civil penalty and a series of performance requirements to automaker BMW North America for a series of violations of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act and NHTSA regulations.
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When we go to the grocery store, we expect to find shelves stocked with the food we like, seldom reflecting on how it got there. Behind those stocked shelves, however, are the long-haul truck drivers whose jobs regularly require them to leave their families, friends, and homes to travel hundreds of miles to deliver the products that we buy.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched a nationwide campaign to get drunk drivers off the road this holiday season that includes a new Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over ad to run in movie theaters immediately before the blockbuster movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) has been awarded the Prince Michael International Road Safety Award (PMIRSA) in the United Kingdom in recognition of its Land Transportation Safety program.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has made it official: drone owners must register between December 21, 2015 and February 19, 2016. “Make no mistake: unmanned aircraft enthusiast are aviators, and with that title comes a great deal of responsibility,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.