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National Transportation Safety Board briefs on Earnhardt plane crash | NASCAR.com  NASCAR

The National Transportation Safety Board provided information from their preliminary investigation into the plane crash involving Dale Earnhardt Jr. and family in ...


Hit the brakes! ABC7 conducts real-time driving test  KGO-TV

With school back in session, safe driving is more important than ever. So we asked transportation experts to help us with a real-time experiment on just how long ...


AHPD Awarded First Place For Traffic Safety  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Arlington Heights Police Department was awarded the top award in its category for the fifth year in a row by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police.


DC to present traffic recommendations for areas east of Rock Creek Park  Curbed DC

On September 9, D.C. transportation officials will unveil street safety recommendations for the city's northernmost neighborhoods east of Rock Creek Park, ...


Greenville Police Chief says changes have improved traffic safety  WITN

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) The North Carolina Department of Transportation says that Greenville has moved from the number one spot for car crashes to number ...


Acting head of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration resigns  Detroit Free Press

Heidi King, the acting head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, has resigned, the U.S. Department of Transportation confirmed Wednesday.


Champaign PD Issues Back-To-School Traffic Safety Reminders  Patch.com

Back-To-School Traffic Safety Reminders - Champaign, IL - Be sure to adhere to the rules of the road to keep kids safe as they arrive to and from school.


Trump administration wants truckers to work longer hours despite safety concerns  NJ.com

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has proposed letting truckers work longer hours even as the National Transportation Safety Board has named driver ...


Tech companies ignore pleas on rail safety  POLITICO

The National Transportation Safety Board asked Google, Apple and Microsoft in 2016 to add railroad crossings to their navigation apps. But they haven't.


FRA announces more than $244M available for US railroad projects  Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently announced it has more than $244 million in grant funding available ...


Columbia County traffic safety officials concerned state construction project will leave Amish buggy drivers at risk  Portage Daily Register

DALTON — Marquette County resident David Miller held a tape measure between the spokes on his horse buggy Friday at his family's rural residence in the ...


Traffic safety enforcement blitz set for late August  Newport News Times

LINCOLN COUNTY — The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office will be joining other police agencies throughout Oregon to enforce traffic occupant protection and ...


NOFO issued for $244 million for capital rail projects  MassTransitMag.com

The CRISI grants will fund projects that will increase rail transportation safety, efficiency and reliability.


New details emerge in Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane crash  Today.com

The outcome of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane crash could have been much worse as the aircraft burst into flames on a busy Tennessee highway.


NTSB Nominees Tout Safety Focus Before Senate Committee  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Nominees to serve on the independent National Transportation Safety Board emphasized the need to continue to thoroughly investigate ...


Pupil Transportation Safety Institute Introduces Online Academy Training Platform - STN Media  School Transportation News

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Some of PTSI's best-selling industry-leading courses are now being offered via the Online Academy training platform. The Online ...


TxDOT still weighing options to improve traffic flow, increase safety on RM 620  Community Impact Newspaper

Aug 16, 2019: Solutions to providing safer and more efficient travel along RM 620 are still in the works as the Texas Department of Transportation is considering ...


Investigators: Earnhardt's plane bounced, went off runway  Newsday

A member of the National Transportation Safety Board looks at the wreckage of a plane that Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and daughter and two pilots and a dog ...


Government Moves Toward Easing Drive-Time Rules for Truckers  Claims Journal

WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration took a key step Wednesday toward relaxing federal rules that govern the length of time truck drivers can spend.


Traffic safety agency says its critics are wrong about its lack of toughness  Detroit Free Press

Update: Since the story was published NHTSA has verified the number of deaths it attributes to Toyota's unintended acceleration. That number is five. This story ...


Third Annual SmartDrive Customer Conferences Convene Commercial Transportation Safety Leaders for Collaboration, Recognition and Shared Learning  PRNewswire

Participants cite irrefutable benefits of video-based safety coupled with computer vision and managed *service*. - Awards presented to individuals and fleets that ...


Icing, pilot decision-making causes for plane crash in Abbotsford, Transportation Safety Board says  Toronto Star

RICHMOND, B.C.—The Transportation Safety Board says ice on the wings and pilot decision-making contributed to the crash 18 months ago of a Beechcraft ...


Georgia's I-85 Is Getting Intelligent Transportation Technology Powered by Panasonic to Improve Safety, Cut Congestion and CO2 Emissions  CSRwire.com

August 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Today the Georgia DepartGeorgia's I-85 Is Getting Intelligent Transportation Technology Powered by Panasonic to Improve ...


NHTSA's acting head quits in midst of Trump fuel economy freeze attempt  Autoblog

The top U.S. auto safety official, a key player in efforts by President Donald Trump's administration to rollback the nation's vehicle fuel efficiency requirements, ...


UPDATE: Alaska State Troopers identify four people killed in Girdwood plane crash  KTUU.com

Alaska State Troopers have identified the four people killed in a plane crash in Girdwood.


Report names U.S. Highway 63 'most dangerous' highway in Missouri  khqa.com

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A major highway in northeast Missouri that is used by thousands of motorists a day has been deemed unsafe. A new report released earlier ...


Denver Residents Are Fighting for Bike Safety  Outside

The response to two recent cycling fatalities, including a revived Critical Mass ride, is louder and more sustained than in the past.


Study: Comprehensive approach needed to improve trucking safety  The Trucker

ITASCA, Ill. — Trucking companies that prioritize safety through management practices and use of advanced technologies can greatly improve their performance ...


More Americans have died in car crashes since 2000 than in both World Wars  Washington Post

As the opioid crisis takes center stage — almost 100000 deaths in six years — 190000 people were killed by speeding, drunk or distracted drivers in that time.


TV anchor, pilot killed in New Orleans small plane crash  KTVU San Francisco

A New Orleans TV journalist and the pilot of a small plane are dead after their aircraft went down Friday in a field near a city airport. WVUE-TV confirms that ...


Truck Side Underride Guard Requirement Coming Soon  The National Law Review

Number of studies conducted in United Kingdom, Australia, Sweden, and the Netherlands show that side guards dramatically decrease the number of fatalities ...


Risky transport: Camps, churches and other programs are trading car-seat safety for convenience  The Washington Post

Many summer camps and other programs are using large passenger vans to transport kids. But with belts made for adults and no child safety seats or booster ...


Tesla’s Model 3 safety claims called ‘misleading’ by federal agency  East Bay Times

The National Highway Transportation Safety Association has taken Tesla to task, sending the electric carmaker a cease-and-desist letter regarding Tesla's ...


Bend paraglider pilot killed in Pine Mtn. crash  KTVZ

A Bend man described as an experienced paraglider pilot was killed Thursday evening when he became separated from his paraglider wing in mid-air and fell ...


Back to school traffic safety tips  Sealy News

As Texas children return to school this month, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) reminds motorists and parents to take precautions to prevent ...


Brooklyn pols call for traffic study after crash kills cyclist Jose Alzorriz  New York Daily News

Elected officials are demanding the city Transportation Department “expedite” a traffic study on a busy Brooklyn intersection after a speeding car struck and killed ...


Transportation Safety Board sends investigators to assess B.C. seaplane crash  CityNews Vancouver

ADDENBROKE ISLAND— The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is sending a team of investigators to the scene of a seaplane accident that killed four ...


Parking lot redesign to improve safety, traffic flow at elementary, middle school campus  Steamboat Pilot & Today

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — For several years, Steamboat Springs Middle School and Strawberry Park Elementary School parents and staff have been working to ...


U.S. transportation chief asks new FAA head to review agency in...  Reuters

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said on Monday she has asked the new head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to assess the agency's ...


FMCSA proposes hours of service changes  Safety.BLR.com

The Transportation Department's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) unveiled proposed changes to its rules covering drivers' hours of *service*.


Senate Committee to Consider NTSB, Amtrak Nominees July 24  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] The Senate Commerce Committee on July 24 will meet for a hearing with several of President ...


Volunteers Needed for Statewide Fall Litter Sweep  Goldsboro Daily News

The N.C. Department of Transportation needs volunteers to help clean up trash along roads during the Adopt-A-Highway Fall Litter Sweep from Sept. 14-28.


Northampton police and fire to hold railroad safety awareness event  GazetteNET

NORTHAMPTON — In anticipation of expanded passenger rail *service* between Greenfield and Springfield expected later this month, the Northampton Police ...


Chelsea Seeking Input On Transportation, Traffic Safety  Patch.com

City Of Chelsea Seeking Input On Traffic Safety - Chelsea, MI - SEMCOG and RTA have released surveys asking for public opinion on current campaigns and ...


Helicopter pilot drops in on birthday party and stirs up more than he bargained for  Sun Sentinel

Kfir “Leo” Baranes is shown at the Lantana Airport. Baranes landed a helicopter in a Coral Springs backyard to surprise a friend at her 45th birthday party.


Greyhound Says It’s Keeping Drivers Safe by Allowing CBP Searches. The Drivers Disagree.  Slate

A Latino passenger was taken out of line while boarding a Greyhound bus and arrested because “his shoes looked suspicious.”


Will County Sheriffs Office Conducts Labor Day Traffic Campaign  Manhattan, IL Patch

Will County Traffic Campaign For Labor Day - Manhattan, IL - The Will County Sheriff's Office will conduct a Labor Day traffic safety campaign, starting Aug.


Government moves toward easing drive-time rules for truck drivers  WVTM13

The Trump administration took a key step Wednesday toward relaxing federal rules that govern the length of time truck drivers can spend behind the wheel, ...


Pilots had experience with Elizabethton Municipal Airport, manager says  WCYB

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. --- Pilots of the plane that crashed carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family Thursday had experience with the Elizabethton Municipal ...


Transportation Safety Board team in Yukon after recent fatal plane crash  Toronto Star

team of investigators from Edmonton is gathering information to find the cause of the crash that claimed the lives of a 24-year-old Whitehorse pilot and a ...


State of the University Applauds Progress, Prioritizes Student Success  ERAU News

Faculty and staff packed the ICI Auditorium on the Daytona Beach, Fla., campus for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's 2019 “State of a Great University,” as ...


Industry needs to focus on improving highway safety, GHSA reports  Transportation Today

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) recently released a report highlighting strategies on how to deliver safety messages to the public and ...


‘Rainbow Halo’ art pieces to mark lives lost in traffic collisions make a Sherman Oaks debut  LA Daily News

Monday would have been Conor Lynch's 25th birthday, shared his teary-eyed mom on a Sherman Oaks street corner Friday afternoon. The 16-year-old Notre ...


Start of School Year Brings Child, School Bus Safety Concerns to Nevada  Legal Examiner

As 2019 progresses, Nevada officials are optimistic about the news that fatal accidents on state roads continue to remain lower than levels seen in 2018.


In NYC, Cycling Deaths Increase But Gears Turn Slowly On Safety Measures  WUNC

Jennie Jo Marine is 49 years old and has lived in New York City for her entire life. During her more than 20 years working as a bike messenger, she has.


Learn about transportation safety plan at July 24 meeting  Apache Junction Independent

With 530 fatal crashes on roadways within Pinal County between 2008 and 2017, the Sun Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organization, in cooperation with ...


The Four-Second Catastrophe: How Boeing Doomed the 737 MAX  The Wall Street Journal

In designing the plane's flight controls, the aerospace giant assumed that pilots should be able to sift through a jumble of contradictory warnings and take the ...


New report blames Big Navy for fatal collision  NavyTimes.com

Long before the guided-missile destroyer John S. McCain collided with a commercial vessel near Singapore on Aug. 21, 2017, the Navy had failed a crew that ...


No one-sided cause of, or cure for, safety risks to bicyclists and scooterists in Denver - IJN  Intermountain Jewish News

IJN editorial on challenges to bike and street safety in Denver.


Extra drunk driving enforcement starts now - and if you're caught, it'll cost you more than money  Valley News Live

As we head into the deadliest weekend on the roads, community members are speaking out against drunk driving and law enforcement is stepping up.


Officers uninjured in Able-1 crash at Blair airport; 'We lucked out'  KETV Omaha

Officials were called to an OPD, Able-1 helicopter crash in Washington County Friday morning. Deputies said two pilots, Officers Matt Baughman and Brian ...


Ford Fiesta, Focus Transmission Warranty Extended  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] DETROIT — Ford is extending the warranties on about 560,000 small cars in the United States ...


Transportation Safety Board releases new details in Enfield train-SUV crash  CBC.ca

The train was travelling at more than 80 kilometres per hour when it struck an SUV in a private crossing at North Fork Road, near the Oakfield Golf and Country ...


Allowing Markets and Technology to Prevent Traffic Collisions  Competitive Enterprise Institute

Modern transportation is hugely beneficial in American society, but it carries the potential for significant, and sometimes fatal, risks. The average American is ...


Transportation Safety Board continues to investigate deadly Jasper plane crash  Edmonton Sun

An investigation into the Jasper plane crash that left one 31-year-old man dead and the 30-year-old pilot seriously injured on Sunday is continuing, confirmed ...


Positive train control safety technology 90% complete, US officials say  KING5.com

The railroad industry has installed safety technology on nearly 90% of tracks where it is required, federal officials said Wednesday, but "significant work" is ...


U.S. officials say key rail safety technology 90% complete  The Register-Guard

WASHINGTON — The railroad industry has installed safety technology on nearly 90% of tracks where it is required, federal officials said Wednesday, but ...


Deadly 2018 Amtrak crash caused by safety oversights, delays  WREG NewsChannel 3

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal safety officials ruled Tuesday yet another fatal train crash in the United States has been caused by easy-to-fix human errors.


Summer DUI enforcement patrols begin today  KXRO Newsradio

Grays Harbor, WA – Nearly 150 additional DUI patrols begin around the state starting today as traffic safety officials begin a focus on impairment for alcohol and ...


Without Help From Washington, Governors Chart Own Path on Infrastructure  Governing

A long-awaited transportation bill advanced in Congress this week. The National Governors Association isn't waiting on its passage to make road funding and ...


TSB investigating after plane crash seriously injures 2 men near Black Diamond, Alta.  Global News

A Cessna 305 with two people aboard "collided with terrain" on Saturday between 11:30 and 11:45 a.m., according to the Transportation Safety Board.


3 weeks after pedestrian was killed, SW Barton safety on West Seattle Transportation Coalition's Thursday agenda  West Seattle Blog

What – if anything – can/will be done to make SW Barton safer by Westwood Village, where a driver hit and killed a woman earlier this month? The West Seattle ...


Rushing back to school, car riders? Traffic tips will 'help your sanity' on Upstate roads  Greenville News

From safety to sharing the load, parents, principals and police share these tips on how to navigate the stressful hours of school traffic.


Emergency transmitter in Savoura president's helicopter was turned off: Transportation Safety Board  CTV News

The emergency locator transmission on the helicopter flown by a prominent Quebec businessman who went missing along with his son was turned off, ...


NTSB Issues Preliminary Report On Fatal Randolph, NH Motorcycles Crash  CBS Boston

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than a month after a crash in New Hampshire that killed seven motorcyclists, federal safety officials have issued a report that ...


Transportation Safety Board investigating plane crash off Port Hardy  My Comox Valley Now

The Transportation Board of Canada confirms a team is investigating after a fatal plane crash north of Port Hardy Friday. The crash happened Friday morning ...


Nexar's 'Live Map' Offers a Real-Time Street View  CityLab

The traffic safety app Nexar's new “Live Map” feature lets anyone peek in on near-real-time video footage of city streets.


NTSB Issues Warning: 'Don't Foul The Fuel!'  Aviation International News

In the wake of several incidents involving the contamination of jet fuel with diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is ...


U.S. Rep. DeSaulnier introduces airline safe-landing bill after near miss at SFO  The Mercury News

SAN FRANCISCO — Alarmed by a series of potentially deadly landing mishaps at SFO and other airports, a Bay Area congressman is pushing for stronger ...


NTSB continues crash study, community mourns the death of family  WPVI-TV

National Transportation Safety Board Investigators are carefully documenting the wreckage after a single-engine airplane crashed in Upper Moreland Thursday.


Israeli Firm NICE Wins $137M Contract To Improve US Air Traffic Control | News Brief  NoCamels - Israeli Innovation News

Israeli software firm NICE, a company that creates solutions to improve customer experience and data security, has been awarded a 10-year contract by the US ...


HDT Seeks 2019 Safety & Compliance Award Nominations  Heavy Duty Trucking

Heavy Duty Trucking magazine is seeking nominations for its 2019 Safety & Compliance Award, sponsored once again by Omnitracs, which recognizes trucking ...


Law Enforcement Encourages Safe Driving This Labor Day Holiday  WSGW

During the 2019 Labor Day holiday weekend, police departments, sheriff's offices and the Michigan State Police are encouraging motorists to celebrate the end ...


Transportation Safety Board investigates helicopter crash believed to have killed Quebec businessman and son  Global News

A team of investigators from Canada's Transportation Safety Board (TSB) arrived in the Lac Valtrie area, north of Mont-Tremblant, Friday morning, where a ...


Austria debates bike trailers for children after fatal road accident  DW (English)

The debate on traffic safety broke out after two children died when a car hit the bike trailer they were riding in. The far-right is mulling a ban, while others say ...


11 vehicles removed from roadway during 6-hour traffic safety blitz: Cobourg police  Global News

Traffic enforcement officers removed 11 vehicles and issued 22 charges during a joint traffic safety initiative in Cobourg on Monday, according to police.


TSB begins investigation into fatal plane crash near Mayo  CBC.ca

Investigators with the Transportation Safety Board have begun their investigation into a Yukon plane crash that killed two people, but said it will likely be months ...


Safety barriers coming to I-25 south of Fountain to prevent head-on crashes  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

Nearly six miles of median work happening on I-25 south of Fountain, Colorado is all about improved safety and preventing deadly accidents.


Icing, pilot decision-making causes for plane crash at Abbotsford, safety board says  Delta-Optimist

RICHMOND, B.C. — The Transportation Safety Board says ice on the wings and pilot decision-making contributed to the crash 18 months ago of a Beechcraft ...


Poe: Create NTSB to make land, air, sea trips safer  Journal Online

SENATOR Grace Poe said it is high time the country creates its National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), to make land, air and sea travels of Filipinos safer.


Project to reconfigure Yargerville, S. Otter Creek intersection  Monroe Evening News

Engineers from the Michigan Department of Transportation recently unveiled a plan that would restructure how Yargerville and S. Otter Creek Rds. intersect with ...


Pilot dies, passenger seriously injured after plane crash in northwestern Quebec  CTV News

MONTREAL - The pilot of a small plane has died and his passenger was seriously injured when the aircraft crashed Sunday night in northwestern Quebec.


Seaplane crashes spur safety questions  Kamloops Matters

A fatal plane crash off B.C.'s central coast at the end of July is one more in the list of seaplane accidents in Canada this summer, prompting questions around ...


Audit details the 7 seconds that might have prevented 7 deaths in N.H. motorcycle crash  USA TODAY

New released details show the dysfunction in the Massachusetts motor vehicle registry department before the June crash that killed seven.


National Transportation Safety Board's 2019 Top 10 Safety Recommendati  EHS Today

What measures need to be taken to reduce injuries on the road? The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released 46 recommendations it wants to ...


Planes, Trains, Autos, Trucks: ’10 Most Wanted’ Transportation Safety Improvements  Insurance Journal

Federal safety advocates are targeting three of the worst habits by drivers that kill more than 10000 people a year: speeding, impaired driving and.


Westboro bus crash investigation 'substantially complete'  OttawaMatters.com

The Ottawa Police *Service* says no charges have been laid yet.


Senate Hearing on Transportation Safety  C-SPAN

Four federal transportation policy officials testify before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on safety issues and proposed…


Transportation safety agency tees up regulations for driverless cars  FCW.com

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is setting the stage for addressing the safety of self-driving cars: how to regulate them and what regulatory ...


National Transportation Safety Board releases findings on deadly 2017 Amtrak crash  Curbed Seattle

At about 7:34 a.m. on December 18, 2017, tragedy struck in DuPont near Joint Base Lewis-McChord: An Amtrak train on the Cascades line derailed, moving ...


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