National Transportation Safety Board

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NTSB: Rail Crossing Stop Signs Faded, Displaced

A preliminary report on the train derailment in Rosedale says stop signs at a rail grade crossing were faded and displaced.


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Close Call Between Airliner, Military Helicopter near D.C.

Federal officials say there was a close call between a military helicopter and a regional airliner attempting to land at Reagan National Airport near Washington on Friday.


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NTSB Recommends Lowering Legal Limit to Reduce Drunken Driving Deaths

Federal accident investigators recommended Tuesday that states cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half, matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries.


Joseph Kolly PH.D. of the National Transportation Safety Board shows the charred battery box from a Japan Airlines (JAL) 787 at the NTSB headquarters on Jan. 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NTSB Wants Boeing To Provide Full Operating History Of Lithium-Ion Batteries

U.S. investigators said Wednesday they asked Boeing Co. to provide a full operating history of lithium-ion batteries used in its grounded 787 Dreamliners after Japan’s All Nippon Airways revealed it had repeatedly replaced the batteries even before overheating problems surfaced.


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Derailed Train In Ellicott City Caused $2.2 Million In Damages

Weeks after a deadly train crash claimed the lives of two teenage girls in Ellicott City and transportation officials reveal the derailment caused $2.2 million in damages.


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NTSB Releases Documents In Fatal 2011 Virginia Bus Crash That Killed Four

The National Transportation Safety Board has released hundreds of documents in its investigation into a bus crash on Interstate 95 in Virginia that killed four people and injured dozens.


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Metro Crash Victims To Be Honored With Plaque Instead Of More Permanent Memorial

The nine people killed in a Metrorail crash in June 2009 in northeast Washington will be honored with a plaque near the crash site next month.




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