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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Acura recall shows glitch in automatic braking system

    Acura has recalled two models because the automatic emergency braking systems can malfunction and put the vehicles at risk of a collision. The recall involves just under 48,000 MDX SUVs and RLX sedans worldwide from the 2014 and 2015 model years and...
  • NTSB: Collision avoidance systems should be standard in cars

    Automakers should immediately include as standard equipment in all new cars and commercial trucks systems that automatically brake or warn drivers to avoid rear-end collisions, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released Monday....
  • Lawmakers want crash technology assessed in new car ratings

    WASHINGTON Legislation being proposed in the U.S. House and Senate Wednesday would require federal auto regulators to include information about collision-avoidance systems in their new car safety ratings. The legislation is being proposed by U.S. Sens....
  • 5 things to know about the deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia

    5 things to know about the deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA — Nearly two weeks after a deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia killed eight people and injured more than 200 others, investigators are still trying to piece together what led the train to enter a sharp curve at more than double the...
  • CTA to overhaul bus driver training after fatal crash

     CTA to overhaul bus driver training after fatal crash
    An out-of-control CTA bus that plowed into vehicles and killed a pedestrian during the evening rush hour on Michigan Avenue last week exposed systemic weaknesses in the way the transit agency trains, assigns and supervises new bus drivers, CTA President...
  • Utah board of ed member, wife, 2 children die in plane crash

    A Utah State Board of Education member, his wife and two of their children died Friday morning and another child was hurt when their small plane crashed while taking off from a relative's grass airstrip in southwest Missouri, authorities said. Missouri...
  • NTSB: Amtrak engineer wasn't talking, texting on cellphone

    The engineer in last month's fatal Amtrak crash wasn't using his cellphone to talk, text or download anything just before the train sped off the tracks, investigators said Wednesday, addressing one big question about what might have caused the accident...
  • Ranchers mourn wildlife employees killed in plane crash

    The single-engine plane came in low as the seasoned pilot maneuvered to give his gunner a clear shot at a coyote on the ground below. They were on a mission to hunt down predators that had been killing livestock in northeastern New Mexico. A spotter less...
  • NTSB: Engineer was not talking, texting when Amtrak train derailed

    PHILADELPHIA The engineer of Amtrak Train 188 was not talking or texting on his cellphone before the train's deadly derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday. The finding supported statements by the...
  • Engineer wasn't using cellphone in deadly Amtrak derailment, investigators say

    Engineer wasn't using cellphone in deadly Amtrak derailment, investigators say
    The engineer of an Amtrak passenger train that derailed, killing eight passengers, was not using his cellphone during the Washington-New York run, investigators said Wednesday as they issued an update of the ongoing investigation into last month's crash....
  • Safety board: Amtrak engineer was not using phone just before fatal crash in Philly

    Safety board: Amtrak engineer was not using phone just before fatal crash in Philly
    WASHINGTON — The engineer in last month's fatal Amtrak crash wasn't using his cellphone to talk, text or download anything just before the train sped off the tracks, investigators said Wednesday, addressing one big question about what might have...