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Poor maintenance, mechanic fatigue led to fatal helicopter crash

A 2011 Nevada helicopter crash that killed the pilot and his five sightseeing passengers was caused by poor maintenance, according to an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Also contributing to the accident: degraded material, improper installation, and inadequate inspections.


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NTSB to assist in plane crash that killed Latin singer

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB is dispatching a team of investigators to Mexico to assist that country’s government in investigating the Dec. 9th crash of a Learjet LJ25.


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A strange indifference to highway carnage

Posted with permission from FairWarning.org: The political rhetoric over health care this election season may leave voters confused, but they can be sure of at least this much: One of America’s more egregious public health afflictions, deaths and injuries in car crashes, is being massively ignored.


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Driver fatigue, poor oversight caused fatal motorcoach accident

"This crash should never have happened"

A severely fatigued motorcoach driver who lost control of the vehicle, the failure of Sky Express Inc. to manage safe driving practices and a lack of adequate regulatory oversight was the probable cause of a fatal motorcoach crash in Doswell, Va., last May, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said last week.


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NTSB: Driver fatigue + speed caused deadly NYC bus crash

A severely fatigued motorcoach driver who lost control of the vehicle was the cause of a horrific crash in New York City last March, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).


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NHTSA unveils new "10-year-old child" crash test dummy

The nation’s automotive safety agency has a new crash test dummy that will be used to evaluate the growing number of child safety seats and boosters made for children weighing more than 65 pounds.


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Railroad industry fights safety rules

Less than four years after a California train disaster spurred passage of major safety legislation, railroad companies are pushing hard to relax the law’s chief provision.


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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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