Latest National Transportation Safety Board Stories

2010-01-20 12:11:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The engineer's use of a cell phone has been widely publicized in connection with the head on collision between a Metrolink commuter train and a Union Pacific freight train in Chatsworth, Calif., in September 2008.

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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.