Transportation Safety


News & Articles

  • NTSB Issues Report on Drone Collision with Army Helicopter

    The drone operator was not aware of temporary flight restrictions that were in place at the time because of presidential travel and a United Nations General Assembly session, and he did not hold an FAA remote pilot certificate.

  • Enhanced Holiday Traffic Enforcement Begins

    Law enforcement and highway safety agencies across the nation are participating in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign that began Dec. 13 and continues until Jan. 1, 2018.

  • El Faro's Captain, Owner Faulted by NTSB

    He could have steered the ship away from the hurricane, the safety board found, and it concluded poor oversight and an inadequate safety management system of the ship's operator, TOTE, contributed to the sinking, which killed 33 crew members.

  • NTSB Member Dinh-Zarr Touts Lower BAC Laws

    Her Dec. 11 blog post asks employers to support lowering the illegal BAC to .05 (g/dL) or lower and implementing primary seat belt laws in their communities they serve.

  • Union Pacific Showcases Drone Program, Plans

    An online article about the program says Union Pacific now has 80 employees certified to fly drones and hopes to have nearly 250 throughout its 32,100-mile network by December 2018.

  • GAO Recommends Improving Online Recall Assistance

    Most consumers in the focus group website usability tests found the auto recall areas of NHTSA's website easy to use, but some experienced difficulties when asked to complete auto recall-related tasks.


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Videos

  • ATSB Investigator Recorder Specialist

    Investigator Laura Henwood talks about her role as a recorder specialist at the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

  • Boeing Displays Strong Showing at Paris

    In addition to its exciting 737 MAX 9 flying display, Boeing announced orders and commitments for 571 commercial airplanes worth $74.8 billion at list prices during the 2017 Paris Air Show. Also on display at the show were the company's Boeing P-8 Poseidon, CV-22 Osprey, CH-47F Chinook and AH-64D, and the 787-10.

  • 3M™ Safer Roads: Virtual Reality Experience

    3M Disclaimer – This video is a simulation of how 3M™ retroreflective products perform in the real world. While the company has made every effort to make these product demonstrations as accurate as possible, these are computer-generated images. If you’d like to experience a demonstration of 3M products, contact them at 3M.com/roadsafety.