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2009-12-17 12:33:00

Families of crash victims and safety groups praise major highway safety victory, urge Congress to swiftly send bill to President WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safety advocates and families of victims of motorcoach bus crashes today heralded a U.S.

2009-11-18 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Seward Square Group, a new and innovative government relations firm in Washington, today proudly announces the appointment of James E. Hall as Of Counsel. As former Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, Mr.

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2009-11-04 06:45:00

The recent incident involving a Northwest Airlines plane missing Minneapolis by 150 miles has spurred lawmakers to seek a ban on the use of laptops and other personal electronic devices in airline cockpits.

2009-10-26 16:49:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today issued a statement regarding the company's cooperation with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the investigation of Northwest Flight 188.

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2009-10-22 07:30:00

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has recently alerted a number of federal agencies to the dangers of sleep apnea—a sleep disorder that they say is being increasingly recognized as a factor in a variety of transportation mishaps.

2009-08-27 08:50:00

Distracted Driving, New Technologies Among Topics to be Discussed WASHINGTON and SAVANNAH, Ga., Aug.

2009-08-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequa Corporation, a diversified industrial company owned by The Carlyle Group, today named former National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Mark V. Rosenker to its Board of Directors.

2009-06-29 10:30:00

DENVER, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq: AIRM), the largest air medical transportation company in the world, announced today it has filed a petition with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) requesting the Board reconsider/modify its probable cause determination related to the June 29, 2008 mid-air collision accident in Flagstaff, Arizona.

2009-05-01 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 22, 2009, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) denied an appeal by the FAA and affirmed the initial decision of Administrative Law Judge William A. Pope, II, modifying an emergency order.

2009-04-17 07:14:00

DALLAS, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The urgent recommendation of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) this week to ground the fleet Zodiac CH-601XL Special Light Sport Aircraft was a "heroic decision that could save lives if the Federal Aviation Administration acts promptly," said Ladd Sanger, a leading air crash litigation attorney. "The Zodiac is the Corvair of the air," said Sanger, a licensed commercial pilot and managing partner of the Slack & Davis law firm's Dallas office.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.