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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • 'On The Road' from the rearview mirror

    With the 2011 calendar year drawing to a close, let's take a look back at some highlights of On The Road. There certainly were plenty of noteworthy stories this year. And to think, we're not even a full year old yet.
  • 'No call, no text, no update is worth a human life'

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features In a ruling that could alter the lifestyles of millions of Americans, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended states completely ban the use of all mobile phones and other portable electronic devices while...

    Alcohol blackouts common in UK teens

    About a third of 15-year-olds in the UK have blacked out due to alcohol, a new survey indicates - and the rate rises to nearly three-quarters by the time they reach 19, researchers found. "Blackout is associated with pretty severe intoxication," said Dr....

    Senate confirms new chief of U.S. auto safety agency

    The Senate confirmed Mark Rosekind to lead the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which has come under criticism this year for not responding more quickly to evidence of potentially deadly vehicle defects. Rosekind, an expert on human...

    Metro-North Faces Historic Fine For Retaliating Against Worker Who Reported Injury

    Metro-North Faces Historic Fine For Retaliating Against Worker Who Reported Injury
    HARTFORD — The embattled Metro-North Railroad has been slammed with the largest fine of its kind in U.S. history for retaliating against a worker who had reported an on-the-job injury in 2011, federal authorities announced Tuesday. In fining the...