| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:29 PM
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...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:22 PM
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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:02 PM
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...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:20 PM
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...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:46 AM
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...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:31 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:48 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:09 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:21 AM
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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:51 PM
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...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:18 PM
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,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 12:25 PM
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 ...