News Tagged With: accident-investigation
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November 20, 2014

NTSB releases Metro-North special investigation report

The report examines several common safety management problems present in all the accidents. Last month the NTSB released accident briefs identifying the probable causes of these accidents.


July 26, 2013

Driver of derailed Spanish train arrested

Government officials ordered a probe into the accident, as the train wasn’t on high-speed track when it crashed and may have exceeded the 80 kilometers (50 miles) per hour limit, the report said.


December 13, 2012

Driver inattention and poorly maintained brakes led to collision with Amtrak train

On Friday, June 24, 2011, a 2008 Peterbilt truck-tractor pulling two empty trailers on northbound U.S. 95 struck the left side of an Amtrak train that was passing through a grade crossing en route from Chicago to Emeryville, Calif.


October 9, 2012

Feds look into N.J. bus accident

FMCSA officials are investigating the crash of a tour bus from Canada that injured 23 people in New Jersey. The bus slid down an embankment before falling on its side.


June 9, 2011

NTSB releases preliminary report on Va. bus crash

Factual information related to the accident that took place in Doswell, Va. with a Sky Express Inc. motorcoach can be accessed on the NTSB website.


October 5, 2010

NTSB to hold 3-day Emergency Responders course

Topics will include the incident command system, events involving terrorism and/or hazardous materials, interaction with the news media, communicating with the local community and families of the victims, assistance to family members, forensic aspects of recovery and identification, and long-term issues facing the affected community following a major disaster.


June 16, 2010

NTSB to hold meeting on Ariz. coach crash

The meeting's purpose will be to determine probable cause of the accident and to consider proposed safety recommendations to reduce the likelihood of future mishaps.


March 9, 2010

Report: D.C. Metro accident costs $25.5M

The detailed costs were submitted by the agency to the NTSB for its investigation into the accident.


February 10, 2010

Houston Metro suspends driver

An operator for 10 years, Reginald Rideout has been involved in three accidents during his employment, two of which were minor, but deemed preventable, according to Houston Metro.


December 1, 2009

D.C. Metro briefs safety groups on rail yard accident

Operator of train 902 has been a Metro employee since May 2007 and a train operator since November 2008. He is currently on paid administrative leave.


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