NTSB

Government

NTSB to ‘Let Things Go’ Without More Funding

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is “going to have to let some things go,” if budget cuts are not restored, Chairman Deborah Hersman told Bloomberg Television.

August 19, 2013
Government

NTSB Urges Small-Truck Safety Features That Match Tractor-Trailer Requirements

The federal agency responsible for investigating transportation accidents is pushing to have some of the same safety standards required for tractor-trailers established for smaller trucks.

June 10, 2013
Government, Business

NTSB Wants 10-Year Driving Records for New Truck, Bus Drivers

The National Transportation Safety Board wants trucking companies to gather 10 years of driving records for newly hired drivers — an increase from the current three years that the board said does not allow carriers to make informed hiring decisions.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
June 6, 2012
Government

Hersman Begins Second Term as NTSB Chairman

Deborah Hersman was sworn in for her second two-year term as National Transportation Safety Board chairman.

August 5, 2011
Government

Obama Wants Hersman to Continue Chairing NTSB

President Obama said he plans to re-nominate Deborah Hersman to a two-year term chairing the National Transportation Safety Board.

June 30, 2011

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