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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • State fines BART $210,000 for lapses that led to rail worker deaths

    SAN FRANCISCO -- State workplace safety regulators cited the Bay Area Rapid Transit District on Thursday for three "willful serious safety violations" that resulted in two workers being struck and killed by a fast-moving train in Walnut Creek last...
  • NTSB offers NHTSA advice on semi truck safety

     
    Filed under: Truck, Government/Legal, Safety, Work Based on studies conducted last year, the National Transportation Safety Board has sent seven recommendations to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration "to improve the safety of tractor-...
  • Charter bus, FedEx drivers in fiery crash had clean driving records

    Charter bus, FedEx drivers in fiery crash had clean driving records
    The drivers of a FedEx freight truck and charter bus that collided head-on last week in Northern California, killing 10, had clean driving records, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The bus company, Silverado Stages, identified...
  • Fatal bus crash: Student died saving others, school official says

    Fatal bus crash: Student died saving others, school official says
    A student who died in last week's fiery bus crash in Orland, Calif., spent his last moments helping other passengers to safety, officials at his Inglewood charter high school said in a statement. Ismael Jimenez, 18, would have been the first in his...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Investigation: Sheriff Will Leave Question of Criminal Charges to D.A.

    Wayne County Sheriff John Carter said that his office will not pursue their own criminal charges stemming from the Feb. 21 train trestle accident on the set of "Midnight Rider," but will instead present the case to the district attorney to determine if...
  • Drivers in deadly bus crash had clean driving records

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Both the FedEx tractor-trailer driver and the bus driver in Thursday's fatal collision on Interstate 5 near Orland, Calif., had clean driving records with no history of violations, although the bus driver had a suspended license a...
  • Student in Calif. bus crash died saving others: Officials

    Student in Calif. bus crash died saving others: Officials
    A student who died in last week's fiery bus crash in Orland, Calif., spent his last moments helping other passengers to safety, officials at his Inglewood charter high school said in a statement. Ismael Jimenez, 18, would have been the first in his...
  • Fatal bus crash: New videos could help determine cause, NTSB says

    Fatal bus crash: New videos could help determine cause, NTSB says
    National Transportation Safety Board officials investigating the deadly collision of a FedEx truck and a tour bus filled with high school students will examine two new pieces of video evidence. One is cellphone video shot by the driver of a Nissan...
  • Metro-North Working To Get On Track To Recovery

    Metro-North Working To Get On Track To Recovery
    In a drive to make spring a turnaround season for their troubled railroad, Metro-North senior managers are stepping up the pace of safety improvements and conducting a "listening tour" to hear complaints firsthand from commuters. Staffers have spent...
  • Bus crash: No evidence FedEx truck was on fire before collision

    Bus crash: No evidence FedEx truck was on fire before collision
    ORLAND, Calif. -- Investigators found no physical evidence that a FedEx freight truck was on fire before it collided with a charter tour bus in Northern California last week, killing 10 people, authorities said Sunday.  "Our fire expert reviewed the...
  • Deadly bus crash: Bulk of investigation shifts to Los Angeles

    Deadly bus crash: Bulk of investigation shifts to Los Angeles
    The investigation into what caused a FedEx freight truck to cross a median and slam into a charter bus in Northern California, killing 10 people, is shifting to Los Angeles. On the itinerary for investigators: meeting with Silverado Stages, the...
  • Fatal bus crash: Fund set up to help families of victims

    Fatal bus crash: Fund set up to help families of victims
    A donation fund has been set up to help the families of victims of last week's deadly bus crash in Orland, Calif., that killed 10 people, including several Southern California high school students. The fund was set up to help families offset funeral...