The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has released its Marine Accident Brief into the causes of the June 2013 sinking of the offshore supply vessel Celeste Ann after it struck [...] The post NTSB Report: 2013 Allision and Sinking of the OSV ‘Celeste Ann’ in Gulf of Mexico appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The National Transportation Safety Board released its 2015 "Most Wanted" list of top transportation safety improvements.
A proposal about the classification of synthetic cannabinoids, a.k.a. synthetic marijuana, or "K2," sparked a debate at this week's Community Board 3 Meeting in Lower Manhattan. The Committee for Transportation and Public Safety has proposed a resolution urging New York lawmakers to pass legislation classifying K2 as a controlled substance. [ more › ]
Back in 1991 the National Transportation Safety Board first identified oil trains as unsafe - the tank cars, specifically ones called DOT-111s, were too thin and punctured too easily, making transport of flammable liquids like oil unreasonably dangerous. Show More Summary
The U.S. Coast Guard has assembled a joint investigative team with the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate a deadly fire Thursday aboard Oceania Cruises 'Insignia' cruise ship in St. Lucia. The post U.S. Coast Guard, NTSB Investigating Deadly Cruise Ship Fire appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The U.S. Coast Guard assembled a joint investigative team with the National Transportation Safety Board and is sending four marine safety professionals from Coast Guard Sector San Juan,
You probably haven't heard of Mark Rosekind, a former NASA member who's been on the National Transportation Safety Board since 2010. But he soon may head to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the country's top auto-safety agency. The Detroit...
Defects in design and certification were responsible for a lithium-ion battery fire on a parked Boeing 787 Dreamliner in Boston last January, according to the National Transportation Safety Board’s final report on the incident. The fire prompted an immediate grounding of Dreamliners by the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as by governments in Japan, India […]
A school bus crash in Knoxville, Tenn., that killed two students and one adult Tuesday, is now the focus of an investigation that includes the National Transportation Safety Board.
The Wall Street Journal reports that on Monday the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) officially released its report on the mysterious battery fires that grounded Boeing's 787 Dreamliner fleet last year. And while they didn't...Show More Summary
Curious about what the official word regarding the Boeing Dreamliner's faulty battery is? Of course you are. The National Transportation Safety Board says that the reason for the non-fatal fire was due to "deficiencies in the design and certification...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Monday that shortcomings in design and certification led to a 2013 fire in a lithium-ion battery on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner in Boston. The agency said the battery,...Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may have finally found its new administrator. Autoblog reports President Barack Obama nominated National Transportation Safety Board member Mark Rosekind to the agency’s top post. Rosekind...Show More Summary
WELL, NHTSA HASN’T COVERED ITSELF WITH GLORY LATELY: Obama nominates Mark Rosekind for next NHTSA administrator. “Rosekind has served the past four years as a member of the National Transportation Safety Board, the independent government...Show More Summary
US aviation authorities are allowed to pursue small drone operators suspected of operating their radio-controlled devices in a reckless manner, a US government agency ruled Tuesday. The decision by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is the latest chapter in an ongoing legal battle...
The FAA appealed to the National Transportation Safety Board to get the power to crack down on unmanned aircraft. A decision handed down by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today may have many drone aficionados poised to fly off the handle. Read Full Story
You may want to hold off on prepping a drone to do aerial shots of your Thanksgiving party. The National Transportation Safety Board has just overturned (PDF) one of its judges' previous ruling for a case filed against Raphael Pirker, which...
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can crack down on people who operate drones in a reckless or careless manner, the nation’s transportation safety board ruled today. The decision could give some drone operators pause, as it clarifies that the FAA has at least some authority...
When Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed in late October, the company attributed the loss to an unidentified "serious anomaly." Now, thanks to the ongoing investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board, we finally have a clearer picture...
Investigators are still trying to figure out exactly what went wrong in the tragic crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo. While the National Transportation Safety Board has been looking into an issue with the braking system, the agency has released details from surviving pilot Peter Siebold about how he managed to escape the exploding spacecraft. More »