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Safety board urges railroads to travel slower through tracks switched for construction after S.C. collision

5 days agoNews : USAToday: News

The National Transportation Safety Board urged railroads to slow down trains in areas where signals were switched for construction.        

To prevent cyberattacks, paper suggests agency similar to National Transportation Safety Board

After arguably the worst year ever for cyberattacks and data breaches, Indiana University research suggests it may be time to create an independent cybersecurity agency board comparable in approach to the National Transportation Safety Board that investigates airplane crashes and train derailments.

NTSB Releases El Faro Investigation Final Report

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has released its final report on its investigation into the sinking of the American cargo ship SS El Faro on October 1, 2015 in the Atlantic Ocean. Today’s release of the final report follows the NTSB’s meeting on December 12, 2017, to determine the probable cause of the sinking. Show More Summary

Federal regulators trying to determine cause of South Carolina Amtrak crash

2 weeks agoNews : The Cutline

The National Transportation Safety Board is trying to find out whether human error caused Sunday’s violent train crash that injured 116 people, and killed the conductor and an engineer.

DC: NTSB: PTC Could Have Prevented S.C. Train Collision

The head of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Sunday that the correct implementation of a key train safety feature could have prevented the early morning Amtrak crash in South Carolina.

GOP train crash: Railroad crossing safety arms face scrutiny

CROZET, Va. (AP) — The lead investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board said it's too early to say whether the safety arms at a rural Virginia crossing were working when a train carrying GOP members of Congress slammed into a trash truck, killing one truck passenger.

NTSB Closes Three D.C. Metro Safety Recommendations Including Final Recommendation from 2009 Red Line Collision

Metro has announced it has received notice that the National Transportation Safety Board has closed three safety recommendations, which called for the replacement of all 1000-series railcars.

Congressional Hearing Scheduled on Positive Train Control Safety Technology

The committee will hear from several groups and organizations including Amtrak, the National Transportation Safety Board, the Federal Railroad Administration, private rail operators, public transit officials and labor.

Federal safety board is investigating Tesla freeway crash

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the California crash of a Tesla Model S electric car that may have been operating under its semi-autonomous "Autopilot" system.

NTSB says it's investigating crash of Tesla on freeway

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board says it's investigating the crash of a Tesla Model S electric car that may have been operating under its semi-autonomous "Autopilot" system. The car hit the back of a fire truck on Interstate 405 Monday in Culver City, California, near Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Tesla is slipping after reports of a Model S crashing under autopilot (TSLA)

A Tesla Model S crashed into the back of a fire truck in California while the autopilot technology was engaged. The National Transportation Safety Board is currently gathering information on the incident. Watch Tesla's stock price move...Show More Summary

U.S. safety board opens investigation into second Tesla Autopilot crash

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board will investigate an accident involving a Tesla Inc. Model S sedan that rear-ended a firetruck on a Southern California freeway Monday, the agency said. The agency will send two investigators to conduct a field inquiry of the crash that occurred near...

DJI Drone collides with US Army Black Hawk helicopter

Drone restrictions and regulations across the world often cite theoretical collisions with “real aircraft” as justification. Although it’s not so theoretical this time. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) have released a report detailing an incident involving a DJI Phatom 4 and a US Army Black Hawk helicopter. Show More Summary

An engineer on the derailed Amtrak train warned it was going too fast right before the deadly crash

An engineer on the derailed Amtrak train noted that the train was going too fast six seconds before the train derailed, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The accident occurred on Monday morning in Washington state,...Show More Summary

Amtrak train’s crew noted high speed just before crash, NTSB says

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Seconds before an Amtrak train flew off the tracks in Washington, the engineer told the crew they were traveling too fast, according to an early National Transportation Safety Board review of the crash that killed three people. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Toll of railroads' speed control lag: 150 crashes, 298 dead

For nearly 50 years, the National Transportation Safety Board has been pushing railroads to implement critical speed-control technology in trains. The agency says it could've prevented 150 crashes since 1970. … Click to Continue »

WA: Feds Examining Whether Amtrak Engineer was Distracted During Crash: Report

Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are reportedly examining whether an engineer was distracted by an employee-in-training when his train derailed south of Seattle on Monday.

National Transportation Safety Board Official Killed In Indiana Plane Crash

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Paul Schuda was the director of the NTSB's training center in Ashburn, Va. He and two other people died when the pilot's Cessna crashed into the woods in southeastern Indiana.

Amtrak derailment: Train was travelling 80mph in 30mph zone before crash that killed three people

The Amtrak train which derailed south of Seattle, killing three people and injuring dozens more, was travelling at 80mph in a 30mph zone, investigations have revealed. The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said information...Show More Summary

NTSB: Amtrak Train Was Traveling 50 MPH Over Speed Limit

The National Transportation Safety Board released new information about the deadly train crash in Washington Monday that left at least three people dead and more than 70 injured.

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