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  • 'On The Road' from the rearview mirror

    By Nate Owen 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. That will come in...
  • '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...
  • Claims settled in Rosedale train explosion as NTSB prepares to release final report

    Claims settled in Rosedale train explosion as NTSB prepares to release final report
    CSX Transportation and Alban Waste LLC have reached a confidential settlement in a lawsuit brought by the railroad after an Alban truck collided with a CSX freight train in Rosedale in 2013. Dozens of other claims related to the incident and brought...
  • NTSB Palos crash report: Plane was nearly vertical at impact

    NTSB Palos crash report: Plane was nearly vertical at impact
    The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a preliminary report on the plane crash in Palos Hills that killed three Kansas doctors, but officials said it may take a year or more before air safety investigators determine the cause of the accident....
  • 'Flying car' crash in Marion County injures two

    'Flying car' crash in Marion County injures two
    Two men suffered injuries Tuesday after a "flying car" they were in crashed and caught fire in Marion County after a brief flight. The 49-year-old pilot and the passenger, in his twenties, were both taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center, according to...
  • Plane crashes into Big Bear Lake picnic area, killing pilot

    Plane crashes into Big Bear Lake picnic area, killing pilot
    The pilot of a small plane was killed Monday morning after it crashed in a picnic area on the north shore of Big Bear Lake, fire officials said. The San Bernardino County Fire Department reported the pilot, who was the plane's only occupant, was dead by...
  • Skeletal remains, wreckage found months after pilot, plane vanished

    Skeletal remains, wreckage found months after pilot, plane vanished
    Skeletal remains and aircraft wreckage found in Marion County have been linked to a Zephyrhills pilot who vanished in April. Pilot Theodore Weiss, 74, departed from Dunnellon/Marion County Airport and never arrived at his destination in Zephyrhills, a...
  • NTSB begins probe into plane crash near Big Bear airport

    NTSB begins probe into plane crash near Big Bear airport
    Federal transportation officials are headed to San Bernardino National Forest to investigate a plane crash near Big Bear airport Thursday afternoon. Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are expected to begin surveying the wreckage...
  • Investigation raises safety issues at Metra

    Investigation raises safety issues at Metra
    While acknowledging that Metra is "generally compliant" with U.S. regulations, a federal investigation into three incidents this summer concluded there are "many issues that negatively impact safety." The Federal Railroad Administration, in a report...
  • Air tanker's wing may have hit tree before Yosemite crash, NTSB says

    The wing of an air tanker that crashed while being used to fight a wildfire near Yosemite National Park last week may have struck a tree before going down, according to a report by federal investigators. The S-2T tanker was destroyed on impact Oct. 7...
  • California air tanker that crashed went down after striking tree

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California firefighting plane that crashed while battling a wildlands blaze near Yosemite National park this month is believed to have gone down after its wing struck a tree and broke off, the results of an investigation showed...