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Regional transportation safety plan in the works - News from southeastern Connecticut  theday.com

The state Department of Transportation is taking a closer look at the transportation safety needs of each region in the state with the goal of reducing.


Opportunity to Improve Transportation Safety in Pinal County  SanTanValley.com

With 530 fatal crashes on roadways within Pinal County between 2008 and 2017, the Sun Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organization, in cooperation with ...


Transportation Safety Equipment Institute Names Paul Menig Executive Director  AftermarketNews.com (AMN)

The Transportation Safety Equipment Institute (TSEI), a trade association for manufacturers of original equipment and aftermarket motor vehicle safety devices ...


Lime Makes a New Bid to Boost E-Scooter Safety  CityLab

Lime has joined rival Bird in establishing a safety advisory board tasked with helping the e-scooter industry shape local regulations—and shake its risky ...


The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Issues New School Bus Safety Recommendations After a Fatal School Bus Fire Claimed Two Lives  PRNewswire

EXTON, Pa., July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- USSC Group, (USSC) - a manufacturer of safety, survivability and technology products for the mass transit, school bus ...


Does your transportation provider prioritize safety?  Supply Chain Dive

The safe and secure delivery of your company's freight is likely your top priority so it's important that the transportation provider you work with makes safety its top ...


Senator urges federal agencies to wrap up duck boat probes  Washington Post

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri says everyone affected by last year's duck boat tragedy on Table Rock Lake near Branson “deserves answers,” and he is urging ...


Transportation Safety and Transportation Security Market – A comprehensive study by Key Players: Alstom, Honeywell, Kapsch, L-3 Communications  Market News Reports

HTF MI Analyst have added a new research study on Title “Global Transportation Safety and Transportation Security Market Size, Status and Forecast ...


Transportation Safety Board completes investigation into fatal train collision with snowplow  Global News

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) had completing it's fact-gathering investigation into a fatal collision involving a train and a snowplow in ...


TSA holds first surface transportation safety meeting  Transportation Today

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) held its first Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee (STSAC) meeting Thursday. © Shutterstock.


Families of victims of Boeing 737 Max crashes to testify at House hearing on aviation safety  Washington Post

A Canadian man who lost five family members in one of two crashes of Boeing 737 Max aircraft is among those scheduled to testify Wednesday at a House ...


Transportation Safety Rules  Newsradio 1140 WRVA

By RICHARD LARDNER Associated PressOPAL, Va. (AP) — Truck driver Lucson Francois was forced to hit the brakes just five minutes from his home in ...


FAA Faces Scrutiny and No Concrete Timeline for Return of Boeing 737 MAX  Eno Transportation Weekly

July 19, 2019. An emotionally charged House Aviation Subcommittee safety hearing on July 17 hearing featured testimony from Paul Njoroge and Michael ...


DUII patrols added in Santiam Canyon during rodeo weekend  KVAL

SUBLIMITY, Ore. -- It's rodeo time in the Santiam Canyon and as fans gather in Sublimity this weekend for the Santiam Canyon Stampede the Marion County ...


Reliance Student Transportation to hold bus hiring and safety event in Dallastown  WPMT FOX 43

YORK COUNTY, Pa.-- Are you interested in getting behind the wheel of a bus? Maybe, you're just interested in learning some bus safety. Either way, Reliance ...


What caused a community to push for a less-safe design for Seminary Road?  Greater Greater Washington

The City of Alexandria wants to improve safety and connectivity along a stretch of Seminary Road east of I-395, but multiple local civic associations are opposed ...


Doorless helicopter flights under federal investigation  amNewYork

More than a year after a deadly East River chopper crash, the U.S. Department of Transportation is launching a “deep-dive” investigation on doors-off helicopter ...


Wing app for drone traffic safety gets nod in Australia  Tech Xplore

Delivery drones zipping across skies is a business model that can work if there is a safety system in place for avoiding collisions. Think major events such as ...


NTSB Reiterates Call for Increased Part 135 Standards | Business Aviation News  Aviation International News

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is continuing its call for increased standards in Part 135, highlighting the issue during a hearing Wednesday ...


Safety advocates fear more truck crashes if rules for driver rest are eased  The Journal News | LoHud.com

State and federal officials have tried to promote truck-driver rest through public education campaigns and with a host of regulatory measures.


The Only Safe Way to Fly With a Baby  ConsumerReports.org

The fact that there's no rule forbidding you from flying with your baby in your lap might make you think it's safe. But Consumer Reports says the best way to fly ...


The National Transportation Safety Board's New Conference On The Fatal Addison Plane Crash  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

The National Transportation Safety Board holds a news conference in regard to the fatal plane crash in Addison that left 10 people dead Sunday morning.


Truck Company’s History Should Have Been ‘A Big Red Flag’ Before Deadly NH Crash, Safety Expert Says  CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – An industry expert says the signs were all there before the tragic crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire last weekend.


US senators call for investigation of Ford Focus, Fiesta transmission decisions  Detroit Free Press

Ford knowingly put American families and children at risk — this indifference to safety is inexcusable," said two U.S. senators.


House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 ...


SEPTA’s safety rules should prevent subway deaths, but on Monday, something went awry  The Philadelphia Inquirer

The longtime SEPTA worker died during a routine track inspection.


Transportation Department lays out plans for speed management  Austin Monitor

The Austin Transportation Department will ask City Council for $500,000 in new funding in the next budget to pay for a speed management program that will ...


The board that reviews transportation accidents says the FAA ignored its safety suggestions for skydiving planes  CNN

The National Transportation Safety Board called out the Federal Aviation Administration for failing to adhere to warnings it gave more than a decade ago ...


Ohio Department of Transportation seeking your input for its first ever bike, pedestrian safety plan  WCPO Cincinnati

More Ohioans are choosing to walk or bike rather than drive to get to work, run errands or explore their neighborhoods, and the state transportation department ...


Safety technology could've prevented DuPont Amtrak derailment, NTSB finds  KOMO News

The National Transportation Safety Board wrote in their final report Monday that the 2017 Amtrak derailment in DuPont could've been prevented if the train had ...


Investigators: Plane lost power before 2016 Colorado crash  The Denver Channel

DENVER (AP) — Federal investigators have determined an airplane lost engine power prior to a fatal crash in Colorado. The Colorado Sun reports the National ...


NTSB sets meeting to determine probable cause of deadly SC train crash  Live 5 News WCSC

CAYCE, S.C. (WCSC) - The National Transportation Safety Board has scheduled a meeting next week in order to determine a probable cause for the deadly ...


GOOD NEWS: GCPS earns honors in Pupil Transportation Safety Awards  Gwinnettdailypost.com

Gwinnett County Public Schools was one of the 16 Georgia school systems recognized for going above and beyond to ensure safe and efficient student ...


FMCSA Announces Partial Delay of Entry-Level Driver Training Rules - STN Media  School Transportation News

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) seeks to extend the compliance date for new entry-level driver training rules by exactly two years.


How safe are modified stretch limousines?  CBS News

The custom-built vehicles don't undergo crash testing -- and are not required to meet the same federal safety standards as other vehicles.


I survived the Santa Monica Farmers Market crash. Car attacks can happen at any moment.  USA TODAY

My body still stiffens, and I Iook for escape routes in public places. Vehicles will always be weapons, but we can and should make open spaces safer.


Urban air mobility safety concerns future urbanization transportation  Intelligent Aerospace

ALAMEDA, Calif., - As urbanization - the movement of rural residents to urban areas - continues worldwide, the number of cities with populations topping more ...


SEPTA worker killed while doing track inspection, feds say. Safety procedures under investigation.  The Philadelphia Inquirer

A Northeast Philadelphia man was the victim of an incident on the Broad Street Line on Monday night that killed one SEPTA worker and injured another.


Spokane pilot accused of flying while drunk in Nevada crash  KHQ Right Now

MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) - Authorities say a pilot from Washington state was arrested on suspicion of flying while drunk after a private plane crash and fire at an ...


Fact Checker: Are drugs now a bigger factor than alcohol in traffic deaths? Checking in on Gov. Reynolds' claim  The Gazette

During a June interview, Gov. Kim Reynolds defended her decision to veto a change to Iowa's medical marijuana laws. The Gazette Fact Checker team has ...


Glider pilot, 71, killed in crash on Alvord Desert  KTVZ

A 71-year-old Portland-area man was killed Wednesday in the crash of his glider plane on the Alvord Desert in Harney County, Sheriff David Ward said.


Federal DOT probe into “doors-off” helicopters set to launch as Schumer, Gillibrand laud investigation of dang  New York Daily News

Federal auditors will probe the Federal Aviation Administration's oversight of “doors-off” tourist helicopters like the one that left five passengers dead in an East ...


The Boeing 737 Max Crisis Is a Leadership Failure  The New York Times

Safety begins at the top, and the top officials at Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration have let us down.


Mississippi Department of Transportation sponsors safety message contest  www.localmemphis.com

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) wants you to put your skills to good use and encourage safe driving by entering MDOT's Safety Message ...


Transportation Cabinet awards $16.6M for community improvements, includes $1.5M for four NKY projects  User-generated content

Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced a $16.6 million investment to fund 42 transformative community projects ...


Tesla floats fully self-driving cars as soon as this year. Many are worried about what that will unleash.  The Washington Post

SAN FRANCISCO — Tesla is promising to launch “full self-driving” capabilities to hundreds of thousands of cars through an over-the-air update as soon as this ...


The Lord Goes With You | Opinions  The Capital Journal

[And the Lord said to Jacob], “Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go…” (Genesis 28:15)


SC one of the deadliest states for senior drivers, study says  WMBF

A new study released using data from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration ranks South Carolina as the ninth deadliest state for drivers 65 ...


NTSB Releases Results of Investigation Into Collision Between Self-Driving Shuttle and Commercial Truck  Occupational Health and Safety

In an unusual move, the National Transportation Safety Board has released the results of an investigation into a minor 2017 collision between a commercial ...


Covenant Transportation Group Announces Updated Expectations Concerning Second Quarter Financial Results  Nasdaq

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., July 17, 2019-- Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. announced today its expectations regarding financial results for the second.


Kirby fined $2.2 million for British Columbia grounding, fuel spill  WorkBoat

A Canadian court has fined Houston,Texas-based Kirby Offshore Marine Corp. $2.9 million (US $2.2 million) for the October 2016 grounding and fuel spill of the ...


Longtime civil engineering professor Jerry Hall dies  UNM Newsroom

Jerome (Jerry) Hall, a professor emeritus at The University of New Mexico Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, died July 8 at his ...


Report: No unusual sounds just before small plane crashed  WREG NewsChannel 3

A witness heard no unusual sounds from the engine of a small airplane just before the plane crashed onto a golf course this month in northern Mississippi.


NTSB Takes Over Investigation Of Bahamas Helicopter Crash  CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board has taken over the investigation of a Bahamas helicopter crash that killed billionaire coal ...


Speed-enforcement campaign 'Operation Southern Shield' in full force this week  Pensacola News Journal

There were over 10590 crashes involving speeding in Florida in 2018, according to preliminary data from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor ...


Cartersville City Schools Win Pupil Transportation Safety Award  Cartersville, GA Patch

Cartersville Wins Transportation Safety Award - Cartersville, GA - Cartersville City Schools keeps the focus on bus and student safety by requiring all drivers to ...


Del Norte Transportation Officials Seek Public Comment on Elk Valley CR Safety Plan  Lost Coast Outpost

Though a public meeting was held last month, local transportation officials still want the community to comment on the need for safety improvements on Elk ...


Autonomous Transportation Technologies Touted by Senators  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — Trucks and cars equipped with automated features have the potential to enhance safety along the country's freight and commuter corridors, ...


Gwinnett County Schools Win Pupil Transportation Safety Award  Loganville, GA Patch

Gwinnett Win Pupil Transportation Safety Award - Loganville-Grayson, GA - Gwinnett County Schools requires 55 hours of classroom training and 20 hours of ...


After death of YouTube star, Amazon will push for e-scooter safety warnings in the U.K.  The Washington Post

Amazon, the global e-commerce giant, will ask electronic scooter manufacturers to make clear in their online listings that their devices cannot be used on public ...


Building smart cities starts with safety and mobility  GCN.com

Traffic safety and mobility systems can collect and analyze data that helps enforce speed limits, spot vehicles flagged by police and alleviate congestion.


Numetric Announces Project Design App and New Platform Features to Improve Roadway Investments and Reduce Fatalities  Business Wire

Numetric, the Traffic Safety Analytics Solution Provider, announced the launch of the Project Design application to help transportation engineers auto.


Nearly 100 crashes in five years on 2-mile stretch of Route 1 in Woolwich  Times Record

WOOLWICH — Nearly 100 collisions have occurred on a stretch of Route 1 in Woolwich in the past five years, two with deadly results. Now, after a recent crash ...


Kirby pleads guilty to criminal charges in Canada spill  Marine Log

A Canadian court has imposed penalties of C$2.9 million (about US$2.3 million) on Houston headquartered Kirby Offshore Marine Corp. Kirby entered guilty to ...


City launches 'Vision Zero' website for residents to provide feedback on pedestrian safety  WCPO Cincinnati

CINCINNATI — The city announced Monday the launch of a new website that will allow residents to provide direct and immediate feedback on traffic and ...


VTNA Pursues Intuitive AI to Improve Safety  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Volvo Trucks North America announced it has demonstrated how leveraging “human intuition ...


YouTube Star’s E-Scooter Death Renews Safety Concerns of this ‘Alternative Transport’  Insurance Journal

A YouTube star's death on an electric scooter may renew safety concerns as scooter companies aggressively seek to expand their presence as "alternative.


unmanned systems update mq-8c fire drone london traffic safety uas approved by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation  Vision Systems Design

The MQ-8C Fire Scout drone is ready for *service*, London police use UAS to crack down on dangerous drivers, and the Pennsylvania Department of ...


Plane lost engine power before 2016 crash in southwest Colorado that killed 3, investigators say  The Colorado Sun

A loss of engine power caused a small propeller plane to crash as it approached an airport in southwest Colorado in 2016, killing all three people -- including a ...


Talking roadway safety and the new hands-free law with U of M  UMN News

On August 1, the hands-free bill passed this spring will become law in the state of Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, the new ...


US Transportation Secretary Chao Emphasizes Importance of Safety at USDOT Summit - STN Media  School Transportation News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao yesterday hosted the 2019 U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Safety Summit ...


ODOT responds to Commissioner Hardesty's criticism: Boulders are for safety, cost-effective  KGW.com

The Oregon Department of Transportation, ODOT, is placing large boulder fields on freeway ramps and adjacent areas to to displace homeless campers.


NTSB: Helicopter Pilot In Midtown Crash Was Lost In Clouds  WCBS 880

The pilot who was killed when his helicopter crash landed onto the top of a New York City high-rise was lost and flying in and out of clouds immediately before ...


US expands 'Remain in Mexico' at dangerous part of border  KATU

HOUSTON (AP) — The U. S. government will expand its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous cities.


National Transportation Safety Board history report on aircraft that crashed yesterday in Hawaii killing 11 | Buzz travel  Buzz.travel | eTurboNews | Travel News

Eleven people died last night on Oahu, when a Beech 65-A90 aircraft crashed shortly after take-off from Dillingham Airfield on the North Shore of Oahu,


A Runaway Train Explosion Killed 47, but Deadly Cargo Still Rides the Rails  The New York Times

When a runaway freight train derailed in Quebec, 47 people died in the explosion. While Canada has improved safety, trains hauling dangerous goods still run ...


Crew Dragon Exploded Back in April Because of a Nitrogen Tetroxide Leak  Universe Today

On Saturday, April 20th, 2019, an explosion took place on SpaceX's Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The company was engaged ...


State Street roundabouts included in traffic safety improvement plan  PennLive

The Camp Hill to Capital Corridor Safety Study is a multi-million-dollar plan aimed at improving safety along a 5.4 mile stretch of roads that begins at the routes ...


NTSB urges increased regulations of planes used for parachuting services  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The National Transportation Safety Board is urging the Federal Aviation Authority to increase regulations for aircraft that operate parachuting services in the ...


Traffic cameras remain in some Northeast Ohio villages, as court battle plays out  News 5 Cleveland

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio — Traffic cameras designed to catch drivers running red lights or speeding may not be going anywhere anytime soon. A court ...


NTSB reviewing Oxford plane crash that killed 18-year-old pilot  WMC

Elizabeth “Lake” Little was killed in the crash. She was piloting a Cessna 172 that crash-landed onto the Ole Miss golf course on Saturday.


NTSB Ends Investigation Into Driverless Shuttle Accident - Safety & Compliance  Heavy Duty Trucking

A unique case of miscommunication between a truck driver and a self-driving vehicle that led to a minor accident in Las Vegas may give us a glimpse into a ...


Former NFL player Mitch Petrus dies at age 32  KATU

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - According to multiple sources, former Razorback Mitch Petrus has passed away at the age of 32. KATV sports team member and former ...


Washington state not benefiting from special transportation grants under Trump  McClatchy Washington Bureau

Federal transportation grants under a program formerly know as TIGER no longer are flowing into Washington. The newly named BUILD grants are going to ...


Air Niugini crew ignored alerts prior to ditching  Airline Ratings

The crew of an Air Niugini Boeing 737 that ditched into a lagoon in Micronesia did not follow the airline's standard operating procedures and ignored a string of ...


Free Muni, Uber crackdowns and bikeshare support — D5 supervisor candidates stake out transportation positions  San Francisco Examiner

Free Muni for all, car-free streets, a crackdown on scofflaw Uber drivers, and even a new tax to raise money for transit *service* citywide — all of these ideas and ...


Lack of training on safe working practices led to fatal collision at railway crossing  Canadian Occupational Safety

Investigation report released by Transportation Safety Board.


11 killed when skydiver plane crashes on Oahu’s North Shore  Los Angeles Times

The plane was used in a sky-dive operation, and some family members of those on board were waiting at the airport for the plane to return.


Pierce Transit conducting national study on pedestrian, rider and bus operator safety  MassTransitMag.com

The project seeks to ensure the Pedestrian Avoidance Safety System is successful in a variety of road user scenarios, can be installed into new and legacy ...


Federal Transportation Official Says Marijuana Consumers Think They Drive Better While High  Marijuana Moment

Federal research shows that marijuana consumers believe they drive better when they're high, a leader of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...


Make sure car seat is installed properly, other child travel safety tips  WTOP

With lots of traveling to do this summer, experts say parents need to focus on keeping kids safe no matter how everyone is getting to their destination. One major ...


Medical Examiner: 10 men, 1 woman died in Dillingham Airfield crash  Hawaiipublicradio

Updated: June 23, 4:22 p.m. The Honolulu Medical Examiner determined 10 men and one woman died Friday night at Dillingham Airfield, all the result of.


All 10 Victims Of Deadly Plane Crash At Addison Airport Identified  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

ADDISON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – All ten people killed in Sunday's plane crash at the Addison Airport have been identified. On Tuesday, officials confirmed ...


One Year Later, Traffic Tickets Increase After Installation of Blue Confirmation Lights  KFYR-TV

The city of Bismarck installed little blue lights atop most traffic signals about a year ago. They're meant to increase traffic safety.


Simple defense against holiday traffic dangers? Seat belts  FOX10 News

Even the most cautious drivers face increased dangers during summer holidays when traffic – along with drinking – spikes.


Committee Passes Hoeven's Tribal Road Safety Enhancement Legislation  United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, today announced that the Committee has approved S.


Uncommanded fuel transfer diverts Rouge 767-300ER  Flightglobal

Investigators are inspecting an Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300ER after it experienced the uncommanded transfer of fuel between tanks. The aircraft ...


With 70 pedestrian safety projects in the works, are crashes going down?  WCPO Cincinnati

In its third year of funding, the city's pedestrian safety program has funded more than 100 improvements throughout the city. Have they resulted in fewer ...


Four West Hartford Intersections to Get 'Do Not Block the Box' Markings  http://www.we-ha.com

Existing hash marks at the driveway from the police and fire station at 103 Raymond Rd. Photo credit: Ronni Newton. The West Hartford Town Council ...


Crossing to Safety: Alhambra Pedestrians Struggle With Traffic  Alhambra Source

In the first five months of 2019, there have been as many pedestrian involved traffic collisions as the full year 2009. Our video producer Leah Chang talks to.


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