Latest National Transportation Safety Board Stories

2014-07-31 00:20:19

SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas & Electric Company today expressed confidence that the legal process will uphold its position that federal charges contained within a superseding indictment formally filed today are unwarranted. The charges relate to 27 alleged violations of the federal Pipeline Safety Act as well as an allegation that the company attempted to obstruct a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation following the 2010 explosion of a...

2014-06-17 23:13:12

The Truck Accident Center is the largest source for information on truck safety, regulations and litigation news. Visit http://www.TruckAccidentLawsuit.net today. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The public safety advocates at TruckAccidentLawsuit.net are announcing new information on the site for drivers affected by large truck traffic on our nation’s roadways. The National Transportation Safety Board recently indicated they will launch a probe into truck safety following a high...

2014-04-29 23:19:35

Flood Law Group released a statement today commenting on a recent tractor-tractor trailer crash that took place in California. Flood Law Group contends that it is important for charter buses to implement fire safety standards that could help make their buses less vulnerable to fires. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Flood Law Group released a statement today commenting on an accident involving a tractor-trailer and a bus that claimed the lives of 10 people in California recently....

2014-04-08 00:21:32

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deborah Hersman, outgoing National Transportation Safety Board chairman, will give her farewell address at a National Press Club Speakers breakfast on April 21. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Hersman is stepping down during her third term as NTSB chairman to lead the National Safety Council. The safety board is helping probe the disappearance of a Malaysian Air plane. As chairman, Hersman has focused on...

2014-01-16 12:20:28

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following today's release of the National Transportation Safety Board's Most Wanted List of safety improvements, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves applauded the organization's commitment to safety. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "We appreciate NTSB's persistence in addressing critical safety issues, especially those that affect the trucking industry's workplace, our...

2014-01-16 12:20:27

Annual summary of transportation priorities includes eliminating distraction in transportation ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council applauds the National Transportation Safety Board for again including distraction in transportation - specifically the use of portable electronic devices - on its 2014 Most Wanted List. The list was released today and outlines the agency's highest transportation safety priorities. It is designed to educate...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.