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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • NTSB finds ship speed during Curtis Bay maneuver caused 2012 coal pier collision

    NTSB finds ship speed during Curtis Bay maneuver caused 2012 coal pier collision
    The crash of a 477-foot tanker into a coal pier in Baltimore in 2012 — which cost millions of dollars in damages and injured a dockworker — was likely caused by the "high rate of speed" at which operators tried to maneuver the ship into Curtis...
  • Trucker's unfamiliarity with Bay Bridge traffic contributed to crash

    Trucker's unfamiliarity with Bay Bridge traffic contributed to crash
    In the 60 seconds before his tractor-trailer smashed into two vehicles on the Bay Bridge last summer, propelling one into the water below, Gabor Lovasz accelerated from 8 mph to 51 mph. In its final report on the incident, the National Transportation...
  • Local drone business planning to fly

    Local drone business planning to fly
    At least one local business is planning to fly drones over Baltimore after a judge ruled that there is no law prohibiting the commercial use of small unmanned aircraft. Terry Kilby, who with his wife, Belinda, published a book last year of aerial...
  • Millions approved for automated collision-prevention system on MARC trains

    Millions approved for automated collision-prevention system on MARC trains
    New technology that could stop or slow a train before an accident — reducing the likelihood of operator errors becoming deadly — will be installed on all MARC trains. The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a $13 million contract on...
  • 3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents

    3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents
    A woman was struck and killed by a Charm City Circulator bus Tuesday, hours after a MARC train crash at a Baltimore crossing claimed the lives of two people in an SUV. Police said it was too early to say whether the snowy, icy conditions played a role...
  • Ocean City plane appeared intact before crash that killed officers

    Ocean City plane appeared intact before crash that killed officers
    Several witnesses to the plane crash that killed two Ocean City police officers on June 30 reported seeing the aircraft spiraling toward the ocean intact, then hitting the water in a "belly flop," according to an initial report on the crash released by...
  • Small plane crashes in Maryland City

    Small plane crashes in Maryland City
    Joe Arrington thought a car had hit his house, or a truck hit a speed bump too fast on South Bruce Street. Then he looked out his window Thursday morning and saw the small airplane that had crashed into a neighbor's house 20 feet from his own in the...
  • AAA asks federal safety agency to review Bay Bridge crash

    AAA asks federal safety agency to review Bay Bridge crash
    The region's largest automobile club on Monday called on the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate a crash on the Bay Bridge that catapulted a car and its driver 27 feet into the Chesapeake Bay. "In my book, if a bridge doesn't get you...
  • Mikulski backs federal review of Bay Bridge safety

    Mikulski backs federal review of Bay Bridge safety
    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski used a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday to join in calling for a federal review of safety procedures on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The Maryland Democrat said she was prompted to request a National Transportation Safety Board...
  • Federal safety agency to review Bay Bridge crash, make recommendations

    Federal safety agency to review Bay Bridge crash, make recommendations
    Two National Transportation Safety Board investigators will meet Thursday with Maryland officials to review the crash on the Bay Bridge that flung a woman and her car into the water. The meeting with the Maryland Transportation Authority, operator of the...
  • Federal safety experts inspect vehicles involved in Bay Bridge crash

    Federal safety experts inspect vehicles involved in Bay Bridge crash
    Crash experts from the National Transportation Safety Board were at a Glen Burnie salvage yard Thursday morning to look at the three vehicles involved in the Bay Bridge accident that catapulted a young woman and her car into the water. At the same time,...
  • Risking the bridge

    It was unsurprising to learn that AAA Mid-Atlantic has asked the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate last Friday's crash at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge that propelled a car 27 feet down over the side. The driver survived, but not easily &#...