| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board issued a report Monday blaming the sinking of the HMS Bounty on its captain for leaving New London and sailing into the heart of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
The 180-foot ship, originally built in 1962 for the...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 11:45 PM
SEOUL, Feb 10 (Reuters) - South Korea's Asiana Airlines Inc
is changing its pilot training programme and
encouraging its crew to talk more in a bid to change a corporate
culture that U.S. investigators said may have been a factor in a
crash last year....
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:15 PM
WASHINGTON — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan plans to appear before Congress on Wednesday to declare that identity theft is a major problem in the state, with some culprits targeting children because of their clean credit histories.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:05 PM
WASHINGTON The Department of Transportation announced fines Tuesday for three oil companies for not properly classifying the crude oil it loaded into rail cars.
However, even if the oil had been properly labeled as more dangerous, it could still have...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Southwest Airlines pilots cited "bright runway lights" as part of the reason they landed at the wrong Missouri airport this week, federal officials said.
In interviews with National Transportation Safety Board investigators on Thursday, pilots of...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
After four major crashes involving North American trains transporting crude oil, the National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday issued three recommendations intended to protect the public in the event of future derailments, fires and spills.
| Jan 24, 2014
After two major derailments and explosions in recent weeks, federal safety officials recommended new rules Thursday on how crude oil is transported — the same day Mayor Rahm Emanuel called for fees on rail cars carrying hazardous materials.
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:41 PM
About 400,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from 18 rail cars after after a Dec. 30 derailment near Casselton, N.D., the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary investigation report Monday.
An ensuing explosion sent a massive...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Federal safety experts are recommending that owners of Robinson Helicopter Co.’s four-seat R44 choppers replace the aircraft’s fuel tanks after crash investigators found accidents resulted in deaths that could have been avoided.
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:55 PM
A group of passengers who were aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport last summer filed a personal injury lawsuit against Boeing Friday alleging that negligence by the company contributed to the crash....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:40 PM
A teenage passenger who was killed in the July crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner was already dead when she was struck by two rescue vehicles, a report released by San Francisco airport and fire officials claims.
Ye Meng Yuan — a 16-...