Dept. Of Transportation Announces Regional Response Team Requirement For Oil Train WrecksFederal transportation officials are requiring railroads to establish regional response teams along oil train routes following a series of fiery derailments.
Thousands Of Nissan Cars And SUVs Under Recall, Company Warns Of Fire RiskNissan recalled nearly 240,000 cars and SUVs worldwide due to a fire risk and is advising people to park the vehicles outdoors in rare cases.
Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian, Emergency Braking Was DisabledFederal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but didn't stop because emergency braking was disabled.
Federal Board Recommends Seatbelts On All New School BusesA federal transportation panel is recommending to states that all new large school buses be equipped with seatbelts.
Takata Struggling To Replace Faulty, Dangerous AirbagsThe manufacturer of faulty and dangerous airbags is having difficulty supplying replacement parts.
NTSB Wants Blood Alcohol Limit For Driving LoweredThe National Transportation Safety Board wants the blood alcohol limit for driving lowered from .08 to .05.
7 Dead, Dozens Injured In Philadelphia Amtrak DerailmentDaylight on Wednesday revealed the devastation caused by an Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia that left at least six people dead and dozens injured, several critically, in a terrifying wreck that plunged passengers into darkness and chaos.
Families Recount Sorrow, Achievements 20 Years After Flight 427 CrashTwenty years ago, on a clear, cloudless September night, US Air Flight 427 mysteriously fell from sky on its approach to Pittsburgh International Airport.
Report Blames Pilot For 2011 Hawaii Copter Crash That Killed Local CoupleThe 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.
Highway Safety Board Recommends Reducing Blood Alcohol Driving LimitIf 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.
NTSB Recommends Tougher Drunk Driving ThresholdFederal 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.