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Senate Panel OKs Christopher Hart as NTSB Chairman

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation approved Christopher Hart as chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board on Feb. 26, sending the nomination to the full Senate.

February 26, 2015
Government

NTSB Adds Truck Safety to List of Top Priorities

Jonathan S. Reiskin for TT

WASHINGTON — Stronger commercial truck safety is one of the new issues on the Most Wanted List of policies and actions issued by the National Transportation Safety Board.

January 19, 2015
Government

Senate Likely to Hold Confirmation Vote on NTSB’s Hart Before End of the Year

The Senate is expected to vote on the nomination of Christopher Hart to become chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, and possibly vote on the nominations of other senior transportation nominees, during the lame-duck period that runs through the end of December, a senior Democratic aide told reporters.

November 17, 2014
Government

Hart Nomination for NTSB Sent to Senate Floor

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The Senate Commerce, Science and Technology Committee has sent the nomination of Christopher Hart as director of the National Transportation Safety Board to the full Senate for a vote.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
September 18, 2014
Government

Hart Says Truck and Pipeline Safety to Be Top Priorities as NTSB Chief

The Obama administration’s choice to lead a federal transportation safety agency has pledged to ensure the country’s elaborate pipeline system is well-maintained and roads and skyways are safe for the traveling public.

July 7, 2014
Government

Obama Nominates Hart to Lead NTSB

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

President Obama on June 26 nominated Christopher Hart to be the next chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 26, 2014
Government

NTSB Recommends Underride Protection for New Trailers, Trucks

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The National Transportation Safety Board issued several safety recommendations April 3 for trucks pulling trailers, including the mitigation of blind spots and the installation of side and updated rear truck underride protection on newly manufactured vehicles and trailers.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
April 4, 2014
Government

NTSB’s Hersman to Resign, Become President of National Safety Council

George Dively/TT

National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah Hersman will depart next month from the independent federal agency she has led for nearly five years to become president of the National Safety Council, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 11, 2014
Government

NTSB Asks for Audit of FMCSA

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The National Transportation Safety Board has recommended that the government audit the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration because recent accidents raise “serious questions about the oversight of motor carrier investigations.”

November 8, 2013
Government

Senate Confirms NTSB’s Hersman for 3rd Term

The Senate on Oct. 16 confirmed Deborah Hersman for a third term as head of the National Transportation Safety Board.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
October 17, 2013

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