NTSB Video Commemorates 50 Years of Safety Advances
The safety board released a YouTube video highlighting some of the changes.
The National Transportation Safety Board is commemorating its 50th anniversary with a new video showcasing transportation safety improvements that have been established since the agency's inception in 1967.
A press release notes that the NTSB has made more than 14,500 safety recommendations, and more than 80 percent of them have been utilized. Improvements have been made in a number of transportation modes: aviation, railroad, highway, marine, and pipeline.
Click here to watch the six-minute video. It starts by pointing out the changes in radars and sensors at airports that have helped to prevent thunderstorm-related air crashes and also looks at seat belts' safety impact.