Transportation Safety

News & Articles

  • NTSB to Determine Cause of Fatal Grade Crossing Crash

    A casino tour bus became stuck on a humped grade crossing in Biloxi, Miss., on March 7, 2017, and was struck by a CSX Transportation freight train. Four bus passengers were killed.

  • Ohio Agency Encouraging Safe Summer Driving

    A rising number of motorists must share the road with commercial motor vehicles. With that in mind, the agency offered safe driving tips to help state residents operate their vehicles as safely as possible.

  • Transport for London Works to Improve Road Safety

    In order to achieve these goals, Transport for London is collaborating with road user groups and vehicle manufacturers, including Volvo Trucks, to improve road safety.

  • FMCSA Seeks Input on Automated Driving Systems in Vehicles

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has scheduled a July 12 free public listening session to discuss issues related to the design, development, testing, and integration of automated driving systems (ADS) equipped commercial motor vehicles on roadways.

  • SWANA Launches Safety Toolkit for Solid Waste Haulers

    The toolkit includes safety guidance and material such as the "5 to Stay Alive" safety tips and "Top 10 Backing Best Practices." There is also a Safety Pledge for workers to sign and a Pledge to Get Home Safe mini poster.

  • DOT Opens Solving for Safety Challenge

    DOT said it is opening its different datasets -- many of which are siloed, analyzed separately, and made available only on an annual basis -- and asking data experts to develop tools that can be used to reduce risk. The competition has a $350,000 prize purse.


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  • Mcity Showcases Connected and Automated Vehicle Technologies

    Technology demonstrations at the University of Michigan's Mcity Test Facility in Ann Arbor, Mich., show how connected vehicle communications can make driverless vehicles safer.

  • 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.