Last year’s devastating crash in Seattle that involved an amphibious passenger vehicle was caused by the mechanical failure of the left front axle of the transport, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which traced the problem to inadequate maintenance.
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.