Topic : crash investigation

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NTSB conducts initial review of Amtrak train recorders

Security and Safety | December 22, 2017

Inward-facing video with audio captured the crew’s actions and their conversations.

NTSB targets sleep apnea in both NJ Transit, LIRR train crashes

Security and Safety | September 21, 2017

Similarities were immediately drawn between the crashes, but after months of investigating, the NTSB now believes sleep apnea was involved in both.

Rail| January 9, 2017

LIRR crash investigation focused on engineer's text, sleep patterns

Investigators added that experts in analyzing tracks, signals, mechanics and human performance, and other specialists were examining as many factors as possible that may have led to the crash.

Security and Safety | October 13, 2016

NTSB releases preliminary report on NJ Transit crash investigation

In addition, a man who had his finger partially ripped off during the accident is planning to sue the transit agency.

Rail| October 5, 2016

NTSB retrieves data, video recorders from NJ Transit train crash

During a press briefing, NTSB officials said they expect the recorders will be able to provide investigators with “speed information, throttle positions, braking system information and about 100 other parameters.”

Motorcoach| September 29, 2016

Calif. Governor signs 2 motorcoach safety bills

One bill requires buses designed to carry 39 or more passengers and made after July 1, 2020, to be equipped with emergency lighting that would be automatically activated in the event of a collision.

Security and Safety | August 30, 2016

NTSB opens docket on 2015's Calif. Metrolink crash

The accident happened when a commuter train carrying 51 passengers and three crewmembers, collided with a 2005 Ford F450 utility service truck towing a two-axle utility trailer.

Security and Safety | May 22, 2015

NTSB issues update on Philadelphia Amtrak crash investigation

An examination of the signals systems has revealed no anomalies or malfunctions. The NTSB has possession of the Amtrak engineer’s cell phone. Additionally, under its enforcement authority, the Federal Railroad Administration subpoenaed and obtained the engineer’s cell phone records and has shared that data with NTSB forensic experts.

Rail| December 3, 2013

Feds find no problems with N.Y. train brakes, kick union out of probe

The general chairman of ACRE conducted a press conference and a series of media interviews during which he discussed and interpreted information related to the ongoing investigation.
Motorcoach| July 24, 2012

NTSB to meet on Va. crash

Four of the 58 passengers were killed and 49 others were injured.

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