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Consumer Reports says Tesla's new autopilot setting raises 'serious safety concerns'  CNBC

Tesla's latest version of its Navigate on Autopilot feature could be a potential safety risk for drivers as it requires substantial human intervention, according to ...


Paul Muschick: Lehigh Tunnel inspection sheds light on safety and risk of falling tiles  Allentown Morning Call

Column: I've heard from drivers who wonder if there's a danger of tiles falling in the Lehigh Tunnel and causing an accident.There is. The inspection report ...


GEICO: Memorial Day Tips for Safe Highway Driving  Finger Lakes Times

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2019--. Whether it's part of a daily commute to work or the route for a highly-anticipated Memorial Day weekend ...


NTSB: Inadequate Planning, Insufficient Training Led to Fatal 2017 Amtrak Derailment  Occupational Health and Safety

Failure to provide an effective mitigation for a hazardous curve and inadequate training of a locomotive engineer led to the overspeed derailment of an Amtrak ...


Editorial: How South Carolina can improve rural road safety  Charleston Post Courier

According to a recent report from TRIP, a national nonprofit advocating on transportation issues, South Carolina has the deadliest rural roads in the nation.


First Student Awarded New Transportation Contract with Hamilton County Schools - STN Media  School Transportation News

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Hamilton County Schools has selected a new transportation provider to deliver safe and reliable transportation to nearly 13,000 ...


transportation Arlington  Inside NoVA

An initiative aimed at reducing bicycle- and pedestrian-involved crashes in Arlington has been honored with a statewide award.


The FCC can save lives on roadways | TheHill  The Hill

It's unacceptable that we lose more than 100 people every day on U.S. roadways when technologies exist that can mitigate or eliminate a vast majority of these ...


Bill de Blasio presidential campaign: His NYC transportation legacy  Curbed NY

As New York City's mayor seeks a promotion to the highest office in the land, it's worth exploring his approach to how we get around.


Schumer calls on NTSB to offer stretch limo safety reforms  Times Union

ALBANY — U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer was on Long Island on Monday with families of the victims of the 2015 Cutchogue limousine crash to call on the ...


SCAG 2019 Focus on Improving Transportation Safety  Inland Empire

SCAG Opens 2019 Regional Conference With Laser Beam Focus on Improving Transportation Safety in Communities Across the 6-County Region. Palm Desert ...


Fremont Recognized For School Transportation Safety Initiatives  Fremont, CA Patch

FREMONT, CA — The City of Fremont's work to improve school transportation safety was recently recognized in the category of Transportation Planning by the ...


Schumer to NTSB: Make limo safety reforms a priority  Newsday

A stretch limo heading east on Route 48 in Cutchogue during a winery tour in July 2015 made a U-turn and was struck broadside by a pickup truck. Four young ...


“101 Days of Summer” Promotes Traffic Safety During Busy Summer Months  Jersey Shore Online

NEW JERSEY – This Memorial Day will not only be kicking off summer, but a statewide traffic safety campaign as well.


National Transportation Safety Board releases report on bus crash that killed Iowa driver, student  The Daily Nonpareil

School officials were not surprised that a 74-year-old bus driver couldn't evacuate his burning bus in a 2017 fatal school bus crash because he had mobility ...


NTSB: Plane veered back and forth before stopping in river  Star Tribune

A chartered jet that ran off a runway and into a river at a Florida military base earlier this month touched down to the right of the runway's centerline, returned to ...


Intersections, turn signal, cycling, bike lanes, protected bike lane, traffic signal, NACTO  Streetsblog Denver

If cities revamped their intersections to slow down turning vehicles and changed traffic signals to give people more time to cross lanes, they could reduce traffic ...


Review of Elon Musk’s DC-to-Baltimore ‘Loop’ system reveals safety concerns  TechCrunch

The Boring Company's Loop transit system that aims to shuttle people in autonomous electric vehicles between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. fails to meet ...


Preliminary Accident Report Comes With NTSB Sting | Business Aviation News  Aviation International News

The release Wednesday of the preliminary report for the NTSB's investigation of the May 13 fatal midair near Ketchikan, Alaska between a float-equipped de ...


Legislators pave the way for safer rides to school  WILX-TV

Legislators in Washington are trying to pass a bill that would make it illegal for drivers to pass school buses when picking up or dropping off students and it's ...


Lawmakers grill FAA chief about Boeing 737 Max safety concerns  PBS NewsHour

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top aviation regulator assured Congress on Wednesday that the Boeing 737 Max, grounded after two deadly accidents, will ...


Self-driving cars safety: How safe is safe enough?  Vox.com

Companies such as Tesla, Google's Waymo, and Ford say their self-driving cars will be safer than regular ones. But we have to agree as a society on what ...


WisDOT makes safety improvements to Highway 15 ahead of expansion project  WBAY

Local officials called on state representatives earlier this month for safety improvements on Highway 15 after a car versus bus crash killed 10-year-old Noah ...


1 in 6 Uber and Lyft Cars Have Open Safety Recalls  ConsumerReports.org

Consumer Reports analyzed safety records of nearly 95000 vehicles and found more than 16 percent have at least one or more unaddressed vehicle safety ...


2 Dead After Twin-Engine Plane Crashes in Field Near Indianapolis Regional Airport: Police  KTLA Los Angeles

A twin-engine plane crashed into a farm field Wednesday near Indianapolis Regional Airport, killing both people on board, Indiana State Police Sgt. John ...


National Transportation Safety Board probe continues into Kailua helicopter crash  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board continued to gather information Wednesday, searching for the reason a Robinson 44 helicopter ...


National Transportation Safety Board says plane in river had no prior accidents  WCTV

Authorities say the Boeing 737 that rolled off a runaway at a military base in Florida and ended up in a river has had no prior accidents.


Mario Diaz-Balart Recognized for Transportation Safety Efforts |  Florida Daily

The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) recognized a Republican congressman from Florida for his work on roadways safety. The ATSSA ...


AAA: 43M to take to road for Memorial Day weekend  Chicago Tribune

Neither higher gas prices, the threat of congested roads compounded by construction nor a large police presence are expected to keep Americans off the road ...


Linux Foundation Supports Community Development to Improve Mobility, Transportation, Safety and Infrastructure with New Urban Computing Foundation  PRNewswire

SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced ...


UPDATED: Police identify pilot killed in Monday's crash  KTUU.com

A 51-year-old pilot from Pennsylvania and a 31-year-old epidemiologist were named as those killed in a crash in Metlakatla Monday.


NHTSA, FMCSA Invite Input on Testing Vehicles with Automated Driving Systems - STN Media  School Transportation News

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued advance notices of proposed ...


How Much Progress is Cincinnati Making When it Comes to Pedestrian Safety?  Cincinnati CityBeat

Cincinnati officials laid out what the city is doing and big plans to come, including new leadership, a proposed change to the city's charter and rollout of a ...


National-Transportation-Safety-Board-seeks-to-help-companies-in-tight-spots  RubberNews.com

HILTON HEAD, S.C.—If your product is involved in a catastrophic road accident, Peter C. Knudson, public affairs officer at the National Transportation Safety ...


Police, firefighters get hands-on training with self-driving shuttles set to debut in Lake Nona  Orlando Sentinel

Beep autonomous vehicle emergency training taught Orlando's first repsonders how to work with driver-less vehicles in emergency situations Wednesday ...


Sorel named transportation area manager in Central US for WSP  MassTransitMag.com

Thomas Sorel will manage transportation services in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota for WSP USA.


Michigan senator wants to improve school bus safety  WLNS

Parents should expect their children to be safe going to and from school," said Senator Peters.


Tesla Autopilot Was Key Factor in Driver's Death, Finds National Transportation Safety Board  GoLocalProv

With autonomous vehicles racing towards commercialization, there are sobering findings by the National Transportation Safety Board in the death of a Tesla ...


ORANGE ZONES: Transportation Safety Awareness Month  St. Helens Chronicle

Spring brings out the orange. Orange cones, barrels, and signs reminding us all that road construction season has arrived.


4 Takeaways from Boeing's Congressional Grilling  Fortune

In the first of a series of grillings on Boeing's grounded 737 MAX, Daniel Elwell, acting administrator of the FAA, along with National Transportation Safety Board ...


Close call for Metro workers caused by skipped safety step  WTOP

A key safety step was skipped before a near-miss on the Metro tracks last month. An initial investigation found that the designated roadway worker in charge on ...


VDOT Dollar General "courtesy" review identifies safety concerns  Staunton News Leader

Council will consider the Dollar General application again Thursday with new traffic insights from the Virginia Department of Transportation.


EXCLUSIVE: Remote-controlled car zips by on I-95 (video)  WTOP

A full-size remote control car has been driving up and down I-95 this week. The test in the 95 Express Lanes was meant to demonstrate that a person sitting from ...


LMSD Transportation Team Wins At Regional Safety Competition  Ardmore, PA Patch

LMSD Transportation Team Wins Safety Competition - Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood, PA - Lower Merion School District parents and guardians whose kids take ...


Public weighs in on Rock Creek Far West pedestrian safety plans  WTOP

Residents of a northwest D.C. community stopped by Stoddert Elementary on Saturday for updates on how transportation safety will be improved in their area.


Tesla Driver in Fatal March Crash Was Using Autopilot, NTSB Says  ConsumerReports.org

The driver of a Tesla Model 3 that struck the side of a semi-trailer earlier this year engaged his car's Autopilot system seconds before the crash, the NTSB said.


Let's all get home — May is Transportation Safety Awareness Month  Tillamook County Pioneer

EDITOR'S NOTE: A family gathering on Saturday had us on the road heading to Portland Saturday morning before 9 am. The traffic eastbound was light, but the ...


US Department Of Transportation Launches Rail Crossing Safety Campaign  CBS Pittsburgh

WASHINGTON D.C. (KDKA) — The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Federal Railroad Administration ...


2 die in small plane crash near Indianapolis  The Herald

Indiana State Police say a small plane has crashed near Indianapolis, killing two people.


Alaska plane crash: 2 sightseeing planes carrying cruise ship tourists collide midair near Ketchikan, Alaska  CBS News

The Coast Guard said four people were killed when the floatplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided.


Europe has outlined its own demands for letting Boeing's 737 Max return to the skies, instead of relying on the US  Business Insider

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency outlined three "pre-requisite conditions" that Boeing must meet before the plane can fly again.


District 3's Jamie Torres: Why You Should Elect Me to Denver City Council  Westword

Jamie Torres and Veronica Barela are vying to succeed Paul López in District 3.


Fearer: Incrementalism in traffic safety is literally killing us  San José Spotlight

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” –Traditional. I've advocated in a number of ways for safer streets across the ...


DC traffic: Construction work begins on New Jersey Avenue NW project  Curbed DC

The street redesign has been planned for over a decade and is set to be completed by fall 2020.


A Ban on Distracted Walking Won't Save Pedestrians  CityLab

A New York lawmaker wants to fine pedestrians who text while crossing streets. Street-safety advocates say that's ineffective, and may even cause more harm.


Driverless car industry luring federal safety brass  POLITICO

Former top safety officials are joining companies like Uber, Lyft and Waymo as they seek approval to allow more self-driving cars and trucks — creating fears of a ...


The Micromobility Revolution's Glaring Safety Gap  CityLab

As dockless shared-mobility devices spread nationwide, so do the risks of accident and injury. Here's why more federal safety oversight is needed.


Think downtown Visalia can be more accessible? City officials want to hear your ideas  Visalia Times-Delta

This month, Visalia city officials will host two community workshops to discuss the Traffic Safety Action Plan for central Visalia.


Traffic Safety Campaign Gets Underway in LITH  Patch.com

Traffic Safety Campaign Gets Underway in LITH - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - An increase in police patrols can be expected through May 28.


O'Hare plane crash that killed 258 changed air travel forever  The Daily Herald

By Lauren Zumbach / Chicago Tribune. CHICAGO — As 258 passengers filed on to American Airlines Flight 191 at O'Hare International Airport the Friday before ...


Ohio Department of Transportation launches Your Move Ohio to increase bicycle safety  News-Herald.com

Just like riding a bike” is a way of saying something is easily done, and the Ohio Department of Transportation wants bike riding to be equally synonymous with ...


City officials say red-light cameras improve safety as state looks to end program  Toledo Blade

Ever since their introduction nearly 18 years ago, the city of Toledo has defended its automated red-light and speed cameras as a traffic-safety measure, ...


Safety board to determine probable cause of 2017 Amtrak derailment in Washington  KING5.com

More than a year after an Amtrak train derailed in DuPont, the NTSB appears ready to determine the probable cause.


Flight 191: 40 years later  Chicago Tribune

The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 at O'Hare killed 273 people and helped inspire much of the airline safety measures we take for granted today. And yet ...


Are We Starting to See Progress Toward Vision Zero?  Streetsblog Chicago

Cities are struggling to make good on their Vision Zero promises and, just maybe, starting to make progress toward the goal of zero deaths. It's too soon to say ...


National Transportation Safety Board Sending Team To Investigate Toxic Gas Leak In Beach Park  CBS Chicago

Dozens of people, including firefighters, are recovering after a tanker, carrying a toxic chemical used on farms, started leaking Thursday morning. 27 days ago ...


WRONG! Safety Officials Think Tech Gadgets Will Save Pedestrians from Monster SUVs  Streetsblog California

Traffic safety officials, under pressure to do something amount the mounting epidemic of pedestrian deaths, are making some tentative first moves to force ...


Poor planning led to toy run crash that killed 2, safety officials say  Bangor Daily News

The National Transportation Safety Board has faulted the Augusta Police Department and United Bikers of Maine for poor communication and planning in a ...


Click it or Ticket  Lampasas Dispatch Record

The Lampasas Police Department will join forces with the Texas Department of Transportation in a Click It or Ticket campaign that runs through June 2.


Streets, Art, Safe, PSA Competition for High School Students  Spectrum News 1

Students at Claremont High School are participating in the Streets, Art, Safe PSA Competition.


City Council talks deer management, sidewalk project, 2022 budget plan  The Michigan Daily

The Ann Arbor City Council met on Monday to discuss deer management, a sidewalk project and the 2020 budget and millage rates.


EDITORIAL: Let's prioritize traffic safety around Colorado Springs  Colorado Springs Gazette

Responding to record-setting traffic deaths for the past two years, city and county officials want solutions. The public should help them succeed.


'Idaho Stop' proposal for Calgary cyclists rolls through city committee  Calgary Herald

A proposal that could eventually see Calgary cyclists granted the ability to treat stop signs as yield signs, otherwise known as an “Idaho Stop,” hit a few bumps at ...


Transportation Safety Board investigates Cessna 182 accident north of Smithers  Straight.com

It's a four-seat, single-engine light airplane used for military and civilian purposes.


UMass Transportation Center and Sara's Wish Foundation Receive Safe System Innovation Grant From the Road to Zero Coalition  UMass News and Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass. – The University Massachusetts Transportation Center (UMTC) and Sara's Wish Foundation (SWF) have received a one-year, $83,147 Safe ...


Carper talks traffic safety, infrastructure after White House meeting  Hockessin Community news

Sen. Tom Carper spoke to the American Traffic Safety Services Association legislative briefing and fly-in on May 1, one day after a White House meeting with ...


Passengers Safe after Boeing 737 Ends Up in Florida River  Aviation International News

A Boeing 737-800 operated by contract lift provider Miami Air International on a May 3 military charter flight from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba overran the runway on ...


What This Bipartisan Transportation Bill Means for Your City  CitiesSpeak

NLC supports the federal TAP program and legislation, which will empower local transportation authority and help cities build for the future.


The Curious Tale of the St. Louis Street Barriers  CityLab

Thanks to an '80s mania for traffic calming, the St. Louis grid is broken by hundreds of bollards and cul-de-sacs. Critics say it's time to get rid of them.


Global Transportation Safety and Transportation Security Market 2019 Trends and Developments - Alstom, Honeywell, Kapsch, L-3 Communications  Indaily Times

Global Transportation Safety and Transportation Security Market 2019 by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023by ...


Translating safety: a VR approach to reduce pedestrian injuries among Chinese kids  UAB News

Developmental psychologist Huarong Wang, from China's Nantong University, was drawn to UAB by David Schwebel's "very influential" research on child safety.


National Transportation Safety Board at 'fact gathering' phase of Saturday's fatal plane crash  Naples Daily News

It is too soon to tell what caused Saturday's fatal plane crash in Golden Gate, according to National Transportation Safety Board.


NTSB Investigates Ammonia Leak In Beach Park  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS)—Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are working with the Lake County Sheriff's Office Friday to interview witnesses ...


Government Expands Air Bag Investigation To Include More Than 12 Million Vehicles  NPR

The federal government is expanding an investigation into malfunctioning air bags to include an additional 12.3 million vehicles with air bags that could fail to ...


Family man, newlyweds among dead in crash of Alaska planes  Seattle PI

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A newly married couple, a pilot who used his family's savings to buy his own plane, a devoted family man from Australia and an ...


Projects enhance access, safety in downtown Brattleboro  Brattleboro Reformer

BRATTLEBORO — Downtown projects aimed at improving accessibility and safety are moving forward. Robin Scudder of Brattleboro, who has mobility issues, ...


Planes, Trains, Autos, Trucks: ’10 Most Wanted’ Transportation Safety Improvements  Insurance Journal

Federal safety advocates are targeting three of the worst habits by drivers that kill more than 10000 people a year: speeding, impaired driving and.


NTSB Issues Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements for 2019-2020  Occupational Health and Safety

"The 2019–2020 Most Wanted List advocates for 46 specific safety recommendations that can and should be implemented during these next two years," said ...


Shutdown means NTSB has to prioritize its investigations — and some won’t get done  Washington Post

Because of the federal government shutdown, 10 new crashes in which 22 people died have not been investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board.


AMU Dean Chairs Experts' Panel on Transportation Safety  In Homeland Security

By David E. Hubler Contributor, In Homeland Security. Four experts in transportation safety and counterterrorism gathered Thursday for a panel discussion on ...


National Transportation Safety Board 2019 Wish List  C-SPAN

National Transportation Safety Board Chair Robert Sumwalt announces the board's 2019-2020 list of its most-wanted improvements for transportation safety…


As Pedestrian Deaths Rise, Cars Get Safer (for Drivers)  CityLab

Pedestrians fatalities are rising sharply as Americans spend more time behind the wheel. And self-driving technology isn't likely to be the fix we need.


Indonesia safety board denies leaking Lion Air probe details  Washington Post

Indonesian transport safety chair disputes reports of recorded final moments of crashed Lion Air flight.


Lyft & Uber Reject Transportation Safety Study, Researchers Support Congestion Pricing  Efficient Gov

Researchers suggest hidden costs behind ride sharing, based on transportation safety data and cost estimations, in a study rejected by Lyft and Uber.


Former NTSB Chairman On FAA Hearing  NPR

The deadly Boeing 737 Max jet crash will be examined in congressional hearings Wednesday. David Greene talks with Jim Hall, former chairman of the National ...


Pamplin Media Group - Oregon Senate considers transportation safety bills  Pamplin Media Group

Oregon Senate considers transportation safety bills, Local News, Gresham local News, Breaking News alerts for Gresham city.


Fatal crashes go unchecked during shutdown  POLITICO

The National Transportation Safety Board has furloughed almost all of its 397-person staff, but airplane, train and highway accidents keep happening.


NTSB names “Most Wanted” safety moves  Safety.BLR.com

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its 2019–2020 “Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements,” the regulatory and ...


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