NTSB to Investigate Safety at Norfolk Southern
In the wake of three high-profile freight train accidents within the last month, including one that caused environmental damage in East Palestine, Ohio, the National Transportation Safety Board announced March 7 it is opening a special investigation into the safety practices of Norfolk Southern Corp.
NTSB Asks Federal, State Agencies to Focus on Reducing Impaired-Driving Crashes
The National Transportation Safety Board has forwarded a list of recommendations to state and national transportation agencies aimed at preventing alcohol and drug-related crashes.
Fight for Zero Road Fatalities, NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy Urges
The rising number of people killed and injured in automobile accidents due to driving at high speeds is unacceptable, National Transportation Safety Board Chair Jennifer Homendy said.
NTSB Wants Tesla to Limit Where Autopilot Can Operate
DETROIT — The head of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is calling on Tesla to act on recommendations to limit where its Autopilot driver-assist system can operate and to put a system in place to make sure drivers are paying attention.
NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy Calls for a Shift in Safety Focus
U.S. highways could be as safe as the nation’s skies if road transportation embraced the “safe system approach” that helps the aviation industry annually report zero fatalities, the new National Transportation Safety Board leader said.
NTSB’s Homendy: Road Safety Focus Must Shift to Entire System
DETROIT — The new chairman of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board wants governments and businesses to change the way they look at highway safety, considering the whole system rather than individual driver behavior.
NTSB’s Homendy Expected to Be a Tesla Watchdog
Federal regulators last month officially opened an investigation into crashes involving Tesla Inc.’s Autopilot system. Jennifer Homendy, the new leader of the government’s transportation safety watchdog, hopes that’s just the beginning.
NTSB’s Jennifer Homendy Says Automated Driving Claims Erode Public Trust
The nation’s new chief accident investigator wants to send a message: growing public confusion over automated driving systems in the U.S. is threatening to undermine the potential safety benefits of the technology.
Senate Confirms NTSB Chairwoman Jennifer Homendy
Jennifer Homendy was recently confirmed by the U.S. Senate to become the National Transportation Safety Board’s chairwoman.
US Senate Committee Approves NTSB Nominee, Commerce Legislation
President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead a key federal transportation investigatory unit was easily approved by a U.S. Senate panel Aug. 4.