Transportation Safety

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  • NTSB Meeting Nov. 14 on Fatal Amtrak Crash

    The crash occurred about 7:50 a.m. on Sunday, April 3, 2016, and involved a train traveling on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. The train was moving at 106 mph at the time it struck the backhoe -- within the maximum authorized speed of 110 mph.

  • Texas on the Lookout for School Bus Passing Violators

    During 2016 and so far in 2017, Texas Highway Patrol troopers have issued 1,100 citations and 573 warnings for passing a stopped school bus.

  • GM: Acquisition Speeds Driverless Cars' Development

    "The successful deployment of self-driving vehicles will be highly dependent on the availability of LIDAR sensors," said Julie Schoenfeld, founder and CEO of Strobe, Inc. "Strobe's deep engineering talent and technology, backed by numerous patents, will play a significant role in helping GM and Cruise bring these vehicles to market sooner than many think."

  • Nine-Story Billboards Coming to Texas?

    A proposed rule could be adopted later this year and allow billboards 85 feet tall in the state.

  • NTSB Sets Meeting on 2016 Collision Involving Casino Bus

    The Oct. 23, 2016, collision on Interstate 10 near Palm Springs, Calif., occurred around 5:17 a.m. and killed 13 people, including the bus driver.

  • ATSB Releases Final Report on MH370

    "Our deepest sympathies remain with those who lost loved ones on MH370. It remains a great tragedy, and we wish that we could have brought complete closure to the bereaved. I hope, however, that they can take some solace in the fact that we did all we could do to find answers," ATSB Chief Commissioner Greg Hood said.


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  • 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

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