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Report Blames Pilot For 2011 Hawaii Copter Crash That Killed Local Couple

The likely cause of a Molokai helicopter crash that killed all five people aboard was the pilot flying too close to the mountains during inclement weather, the National Transportation Safety Board determined in a final report published Friday.

07/26/2014

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Highway Safety Board Recommends Reducing Blood Alcohol Driving Limit

If the National Transportation Safety Board or NTSB has its way, the legal standard for drunk driving will be cut from the current 0.08 level to 0.05.

05/14/2013

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NTSB Recommends Tougher Drunk Driving Threshold

Federal accident investigators recommended Tuesday that states cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half, matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries.

05/14/2013

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NTSB: “Cell Phones & Cars Don’t Mix”

KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks to Mark Rosekind, board member of the National Transportation Safety Board.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/28/2012

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Philadelphia Incident Highlights Airport Security

Two local pilots are being called heroes in the air after a security breach at the airport in Philadelphia. At about 11 a.m. Thursday, there was a rouge vehicle on the runway.

03/02/2012

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NTSB Proposes Ban Of Cell Phone Use While Driving

The National Transportation Safety Board is proposing a complete ban on cell phone use while driving, except in emergency situations.

12/13/2011

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NTSB To Investigate West Deer Plane Crash

An investigator from the National Transportation Safety Board said he’s confident officials will be able to determine why a small plane went off the runway and crashed in West Deer.

05/12/2011