Ride the Ducks, which runs amphibious boat attractions, operated in Baltimore until 2009, when it shut down shortly after its workers sought to unionize. A Ride the Ducks boat in Missouri sank on Thursday evening, killing 17.
A federal transportation panel is recommending to states that all new large school buses be equipped with seatbelts. The recommendations came just days after a deadly schools bus collision in New Jersey in addition to two deadly 2016 crashes — including one in Southwest Baltimore in November.
The National Transportation Safety Board will meet Tuesday in Washington to discuss school bus safety after two deadly crashes, including one in Southwest Baltimore from November 2016, killed a combined 12 people and injured 37 others.
A new report on a fatal 2016 school bus crash reveals new details about the incident and the driver responsible for it — including that he once became unconscious while returning students from a field trip to the zoo.
An audit of the Baltimore public school district's pupil transportation department said bad leadership and insufficient oversight of contracted drivers contributed to a 2016 crash that killed six people.
This Thanksgiving, there’s plenty to be thankful for in one Odenton home. Because two weeks ago, on a cold, cloudless afternoon, the Currys fell from the sky and crash landed an airplane on the freeway.
There have been several collisions involving autonomous vehicles, all of which NTSB has chalked up to human error. All available data seems to indicate that if the only cars on the road were self-driving ones, none of these crashes may have occurred.
After a deadly school bus crash last year in Southwest Baltimore, federal investigators requested an urgent audit of the system to screen city school bus drivers. Three months later, however, the audit has not begun, state and city education officials said.
Federal investigators have identified "deficiencies" in the way Baltimore and Maryland school officials vet school bus operators and are urging reforms in light of a deadly 2016 crash involving a driver who suffered an apparent seizure.
The National Transportation Safety Board says a cruise ship returning from the Bahamas last year approached a Baltimore pier too quickly and at too steep an angle before it struck a gangway and caused nearly $2.1 million in damage.
State law requires school bus drivers to be 21 years old, have a commercial driver's license and no more than two points on their driving records, and undergo background checks, drug tests and regular medical evaluations. They must undergo six hours of classroom training and nine hours of behind-the-wheel instruction, and their driving records are monitored by the MVA for any changes.
The school bus driver involved in the crash that killed six people in Southwest Baltimore last month had a history of seizures and had been involved in at least 12 crashes in the past five years, according to an incident report released Wednesday by the National Transportation Safety Board.
The medical examination process that ensures school bus drivers can be trusted to safely shuttle children would not reveal a seizure disorder unless the person voluntarily disclosed it or showed symptoms of a neurological problem, doctors said.
The family of Glenn Chappell is left grieving and waiting for answers after the longtime driver's school bus careened into oncoming traffic early Tuesday. The 67-year-old father of five was killed along with five others in the wreck with another bus.
Maryland highway deaths rose by 17.5 percent to 520 last year, including 22 in Harford County, prompting state transportation officials and police agencies to voice their concerns and pledge to lower the totals.
The National Transportation Safety Board has concluded the fact-finding portion of its investigation into a midair collision between a helicopter and a small plane near Frederick Municipal Airport in 2014.
As investigation remains underway into Tuesday's plane crash in Stevensville, friends of the pilot, Richard Hess, and passenger Janet Metz, who were killed in the crash, say both Ellicott City residents were known for their adventurous outlook on life.