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Speed Kills 10,000

Speed Kills 10,000

The NTSB says that speeding is behind about 10,000 highway fatalities annually. From 2005-2014 over 112,500 people died in speed-related accidents on US highways compared to about the same number who died in alcohol-related accidents. Speeding gets less attention.

Update On Rail Collision withAtlantic Station, NYC

Update On Rail Collision withAtlantic Station, NYC

The NTSB launched a team to investigate the rail accident that occurred on January 4, 2017 at 8:20 AM EST in Brooklyn, NY Atlantic Terminal in New York City. The team spent seven days on site. An electric Long Island Railroad passenger train struck a bumping post, derailed a number of M7cars, and resulted in multiple injuries. Dan Donoghue [...]

NTSB Preliminary on San Jose Bus Accident

NTSB Preliminary on San Jose Bus Accident

Preliminary Report: Highway HWY16MH005 Executive Summary The information in this report is preliminary and will be supplemented or corrected during the course of the investigation. About 6:37 a.m. Pacific standard time on Tuesday January 19, 2016, a 2014 MCI D4505 motorcoach, operated by Greyhound Lines Inc. and occupied by a 58-year-old [...]

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on the Deadly Fedex Truck-Student Bus Crash

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on the Deadly Fedex Truck-Student Bus Crash

NTSB has released the preliminary investigation report on the recent road crash involving a FedEx truck and a chartered bus, which occurred on April 10 at Interstate 5 near Orland, CA. The bus was carrying 43 high school students, 2 drivers and 3 chaperones at the time of accident. According to the NTSB report, the 2007 Volvo truck, carrying [...]

Blue Line Train Derails at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, Injures 32

Blue Line Train Derails at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, Injures 32

A commuter train derailment on Monday March 24th at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport injured 32 people. As the Blue Line train arrived at the end of line at about 3 a.m, it flew off the rails, crashed into a concrete platform and finally rammed through an escalator. Luckily, the normally crowded area was largely empty at the time of [...]

Natural Gas Leakage Caused the East Harlem Explosion

Natural Gas Leakage Caused the East Harlem Explosion

Federal investigators, on Tuesday, declared natural gas leakage to be the reason behind 116th Street explosion, happened last week. According to a recent statement from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the 8 inch pipeline mains, located under the Park Avenue, has failed the pressure test. This employs that the pipe segment near [...]

NTSB Launches Go-Team to Investigate Ferry Accident in New York City

NTSB Launches Go-Team to Investigate Ferry Accident in New York City

January 9, 2013 WASHINGTON - The National Transportation Safety Board is launching a go-team to investigate the ferry accident in New York City that occurred Wednesday Morning. The NTSB will be the lead investigative agency in this accident. NTSB marine safety investigator Morgan Turrell is leading a team of 12 as the [...]

NTSB to Hold Second Media Briefing On Ferry Accident in New York City

NTSB to Hold Second Media Briefing On Ferry Accident in New York City

NTSB to Hold Second Media Briefing On Ferry Accident in New York City January 10, 2013 New York City - The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a media briefing on yesterday’s ferry accident in New York City. EVENT: Press Briefing DATE & TIME: January 10, 2013 4:00pm EST LOCATION: The main concourse level of the Staten Island [...]

NTSB Launches Team to Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture

NTSB Launches Team to Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture

What: Gas line Where: Sissonville West Virginia When: Dec 11, 2012, 1:00 p.m. Who No reported fatalities, several injured Why: A leaking gas line exploded in Sissonville WV. The NTSB has sent a team to collect the perishable evidence. NTSB Launches Team to Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture in West Virginia WASHINGTON - The National [...]

NTSB Investigating Niles Amtrak Derailment

NTSB Investigating Niles Amtrak Derailment

October 21 WASHINGTON - The National Transportation Safety Board is launching a team to investigate a train derailment that occurred earlier today. At approximately 10:10 AM EDT, the Amtrak train, "Wolverine 350", travelling eastbound, derailed near Niles, Michigan. NTSB Railroad Investigator Michael Flanigon is leading the team and [...]

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