Commuter rail accidents, including a New York derailment last month that killed four people, has prompted a U.S. investigative agency to name improving transit safety as its top priority for... Read more
According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), a plane crash that killed four people near Veneta, Ore., in 2012 was likely caused by the pilot’s failure to achieve adequate ai... Read more
Representatives from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) believe U.S. bus regulators are overlooking or not catching serious safety hazards before fatal crashes and need to chang... Read more
As has been widely reported in the national media, an Airbus A300-600F operated by UPS crashed in Birmingham, Ala., last month breaking into pieces, and killing the pilot and a co-pilot. The... Read more
A pilot of a plane that crashed and killed him and a passenger in New York on August 19, 2012, had been warned before takeoff that the craft should not be flown, according to a report by the... Read more
The federal government hasn’t kept a promise made after a deadly airline crash in 2009 to make sure that major airlines are holding their smaller partners to the same safety standards that t... Read more
Crew error was likely to blame for a head-on collision between two Canadian National freight trains that injured all five crew members in northeastern Minnesota in 2010. This was the conclus... Read more
Government accident investigators want the Federal Aviation Administration to require fire suppression systems in all cargo planes. The goal is to prevent the kind of ferocious in-flight fir... Read more
In August 2008, 55 members of Houston’s Vietnamese Catholic community were traveling on a charter bus near Sherman, Texas to a retreat in Missouri. Suddenly, the bus swerved out of control a... Read more
On September 12, 2008, one of the worst-ever U.S. rail disasters occurred in Chatsworth, Calif. A head-on collision occurred between a Union Pacific freight train and a Metro-link commuter t... Read more
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