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Report: Halladay's plane took sharp dive, didn't deploy parachute before fatal crash

A preliminary report National Transportation Safety Board has shined some light on details of the crash

NTSB report details dangerous maneuvers by Roy Halladay before deadly crash

Roy Halladay skimmed the Gulf of Mexico and flew his aircraft within 75 feet of beach-adjacent homes before his crash earlier this month, according to a preliminary report released Monday by the National Transportation Safety Board. The agency did not provide a specific cause of the fatal incident that occurred earlier this month, but it used data […]

Roy Halladay Crash Report: Wild Flying Patterns, Dangerously Close to Homes

Roy Halladay was flying dangerously close to homes -- and making wild turns and adjustments in altitude -- moments before his fatal crash... this according to the NTSB.  The National Transportation Safety Board released the preliminary report…

Amtrak crash blamed on safety lapses, lack of equipment

last weekNews : NY Daily News

Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board faulted Amtrak for its lack of attention to safety measures in a fatal crash.

NTSB: Amtrak's systemic safety lapses, lack of equipment caused fatal crash in Pa.

last weekNews : USAToday: News

The National Transportation Safety Board found Tuesday that 20 lapses at Amtrak, including lack of a piece of equipment, caused a fatal crash.        

NY: Valhalla Train Crash: Lawsuits Move Forward, Despite NTSB Ruling

It took the National Transportation Safety Board more than two years to place their blame for the deadly 2015 Valhalla train crash.

US: Rules for Self-Driving Cars are Stuck in Park

Automakers are racing to develop driverless cars, putting increasingly complex technology on the road despite concerns from safety experts and the National Transportation Safety Board about a lack of regulations.

Driver's sleep deprivation at root of fatal 2016 bus crash in Palm Springs, NTSB says

The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that the bus driver killed in a Palm Springs freeway crash last year that also took the lives of 12 of his passengers was sleep deprived when the crash occurred. The NTSB convened to discuss the probable cause of the Oct. 23, 2016, crash that...

A Lower Blood Alcohol Concentration Limit of .05 Could Save 1,790 Lives Per Year in the United States

In every U.S. state, it is illegal for adults to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of.08 grams per deciliter (g/dL) or greater. In 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended that states lower the BAC limit for driving from.08 to.05 grams. Show More Summary

Pilot's poor decision-making caused worst hot-air balloon crash in history, NTSB says

last monthNews : USAToday: News

The National Transportation Safety Board said the pilot was impaired by his medical conditions and medications before the crash that killed 16 in Texas.        

Federal officials investigate drone collision with Army helicopter near New York City

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday it is investigating a collision between an Army helicopter and a private drone.        

NASCAR: modified legend Ted Christopher dies in plane crash

By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR modified racing legend Ted Christopher was killed in a plane crash at 1:53 p.m. ET Saturday near Guilford, Con. He was 59. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash. “We are all saddened to learn of the tragic plane crash this afternoon that claimed the lives of NASCAR driver [...]

Fatal Tesla Autopilot crash due to ‘over-reliance on automation, lack of safeguards’

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The United States’ National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) has released its final findings on the fatal crash involving a Tesla Model S operating in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode. The crash occurred in Flordia in May 2016 when Joshua Brown’s Tesla Model S collided with the underside of a tractor-trailer as the truck turned onto the non-controlled […]

The Telsa autopilot crash that killed one was mostly due to human error

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that the 2016 crash of a Tesla Model S, which resulted in the death of the driver, was primarily due to the errors on the driver’s part, The Next Web reports. The driver...Show More Summary

Tesla shares blame for fatal Autopilot crash according to NTSB report

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has completed its investigation into a fatal crash involving a semi-truck and a Tesla Model S utilizing automated driving systems. The reasons for the crash are complex, but the report...Show More Summary

NTSB Investigators to Determine Cause of ‘El Faro’ Sinking in December

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

The National Transportation Safety Board plans to meet in December to determine the probable cause of the October 2015 sinking of the American cargo ship El Faro in the Atlantic Ocean. The 790-foot vessel set sail from Jacksonville, Florida, on a voyage to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. Show More Summary

Tesla's fatal Autopilot crash is a reminder that we are still a long ways from truly autonomous vehicles (TSLA)

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) held a hearing on Tuesday and found that Tesla's semi-self-driving Autopilot technology contributed to a fatal crash last year involving one of the company's Model S sedans. This is serious...Show More Summary

Operational Limits Played ‘Major Role’ in Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash, Says NTSB

According to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board, the “operational limitations” of Tesla’s Autopilot system played “major role” in a highly publicized crash in May of 2016 that resulted in the death of a Model S driver. Show More Summary

US authorities conclude last year’s fatal Tesla crash was mostly human error

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today determined that a fatal 2016 accident involving a semi truck and a partially-autonomous car was caused by a combination of factors. This includes its assessment that the car, a Tesla Model S, played a ‘major role’ in the accident by allowing its driver to leave autopilot mode engaged. Show More Summary

'System safeguards' lacking in Tesla crash on autopilot: NTSB

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Tuesday "operational limitations" in the Tesla Model S played a "major role" in a May 2016 crash that killed a driver using the vehicle's semi-autonomous "Autopilot" system. Show More Summary

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