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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • The NTSB's call for action

    The NTSB's call for action
    Perhaps it was merely the wind, or the thump of tire against pot hole, but it sure sounded like an audible cheer rose up from the Jones Falls Expressway on Tuesday, when news came out that the National Transportation Safety Board is calling on states to...
  • Stop reading this and pay attention to the road!

    Stop reading this and pay attention to the road!
    It's a good thing Gertrude Stein never said, "A phone is a phone is a phone." Clearly, these days, her tautology would be a disconnect, received like a dropped call. The mobile devices we're so dependent on, attached like an extension of our brains, are...
  • Maryland man killed in Pa. plane crash

    A 56-year-old Maryland man was killed Sunday when a small plane crashed into a cornfield near York, Pa., York County authorities reported. The man, who has not been identified pending notification of his family, was the lone occupant of a Piper PA-28 180...
  • The Interview: Steve DiBiagio, PHH Arval's senior vice president of strategic alliances

    The Interview: Steve DiBiagio, PHH Arval's senior vice president of strategic alliances
    From texting to browsing the Web to eating in the car, driver distraction has become a growing problem on the roadways. In 2010, more than 3,000 people died in accidents believed to have been caused by distracted driving, according to the National...
  • Three siblings from Fallston die in crash near Bel Air

    Three siblings from Fallston die in crash near Bel Air
    Three siblings – two brothers and their sister – from Fallston were killed Monday evening in a three-vehicle accident near Bel Air, a Maryland State Police spokesman said. The accident occurred shortly before 10 p.m. on Route 543 about half a...
  • Parking lot plane crash: San Diego witnesses describe close call

    Parking lot plane crash: San Diego witnesses describe close call
    Witnesses on the ground described close calls and their shock when a small airplane crashed and burst into flames Wednesday in the parking lot of a Costco in San Diego. “It was pretty nuts. I was just minding my own business and then a plane falls...
  • PG&E, our indifferent regulators, and the 8 dead of San Bruno

    PG&E, our indifferent regulators, and the 8 dead of San Bruno
    If you're curious about how Pacific Gas & Electric managed to flout gas line safety rules for years, and why there's reason to doubt that the California Public Utilities Commission will hold the company fully responsible for the explosion that destroyed a...
  • Plane crashes in San Diego Costco parking lot, killing one person

    (Reuters) - A small plane crashed in the parking lot of a San Diego retail store on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring at least one other, according to officials and local media. The single-engine aircraft bounced while attempting to land at the...
  • Poor employee training blamed for 2012 New Jersey Conrail derailment

    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Federal investigators on Tuesday blamed inadequate employee training at Conrail for a November 2012 freight train derailment and toxic spill in southern New Jersey that sickened residents and forced hundreds to flee the area....
  • 9-year-old girl dies after being hit by a plane on a Florida beach

    A 9-year-old girl who was hit by a small plane when it crashed on a Florida beach Sunday has died from her injuries, officials said. A spokesman for the medical examiner in Largo, Fla., confirmed that Oceana Irizzary died at a hospital in St....
  • Girl dies after being hit by plane on Florida beach

    Girl dies after being hit by plane on Florida beach
    (Reuters) - The 9-year-old girl, who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a Florida beach and killed her father, also has died from her injuries, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said on Tuesday. Oceana Irizarry and her family were walking on...
  • PG&E hit with new federal charges in San Bruno explosion

    SAN BRUNO, Calif. A federal grand jury on Tuesday issued a new criminal indictment against PG&E in connection with its alleged role in a fatal natural gas explosion in San Bruno in 2010, leaving the utility to face dozens of charges, including a claim...