July 26, 2013
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
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
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
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
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
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
The detailed costs were submitted by the agency to the NTSB for its investigation into the accident.
February 10, 2010
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
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.
October 27, 2009
Fatal motorcoach accident in Sherman, Texas on Aug. 8, 2008, likely caused by failure of the right steer axle tire, leading to loss of vehicle control, and failure of the bridge railing to redirect the vehicle and prevent it from departing the bridge.
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