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December 3, 2013

Speed a factor in Metro-North crash

Federal investigators have recovered the engineer’s cell phone, though it has been reported they don't believe he was on it at the time of the crash.


February 5, 2013

UPDATE: 7 killed in Calif. coach collision, bus had repeated citations

The tour bus crash in Southern California left seven dead and dozens injured. The bus had a history of brake and other maintenance issues that drew scrutiny from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.


August 5, 2011

NTSB chair sworn in for second term

President Barack Obama nominated Deborah Hersman for a second term on June 28, 2011. She was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.


June 24, 2011

NTSB to investigate Amtrak accident in Nevada

An Amtrak train was traveling from Chicago to Emeryville, Calif., when it was stuck by a truck at about 11:25 a.m. PT on Friday. Numerous fatalities and multiple injuries have been reported.


June 23, 2011

NTSB releases latest ‘Most Wanted List’

Highlights 10 safety issues that impact transportation nationwide, including addressing human fatigue, improving bus occupant safety and requiring image and onboard data recorders.


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.


May 4, 2011

NTSB releases bus, truck safety forum video

Representatives from federal and state agencies, the trucking and bus industries, unions and advocacy groups will serve as panelists during the forum.


April 15, 2011

NTSB releases N.Y. coach crash investigation report

The preliminary factual report on the fatal motorcoach accident in New York City last month involving World Wide Travel may be accessed on the NTSB website. Analysis, conclusions and a determination of probable cause will come at a later date.


March 18, 2011

NTSB to change 'Most Wanted' program

The new Board Order stipulates that future lists would be limited to a maximum of 10 issue areas, each supported by recommendations, and that the formerly separate state and federal Most Wanted Lists be combined into a single, comprehensive list.


July 13, 2009

NTSB issues safety recommendation to D.C. Metro

Calls for agency to evaluate track occupancy data on a real-time basis in order to detect losses in track occupancy and automatically generate alerts to prompt such actions as immediately stopping train movements or implementing appropriate speed restrictions to prevent collisions.


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