Freight railcar inspections are happening less often and are not as thorough as in the past due to staff cuts, time constraints and regulatory loopholes, a union official testified June 23.
Investigators looking into the collapse of a Pittsburgh bridge want transportation officials nationwide to examine more than 10,000 other bridges with similar construction.
MINNEAPOLIS — A top executive from the National Transportation Safety Board cited fatigue, impairment and distraction as key contributing factors to highway fatalities, and stressed to a group of trucking safety executives that the agency’s goal is to work with all stakeholders to make roads safer.April 5, 2023
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.
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.January 17, 2023
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.
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.
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.September 14, 2021
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.