NTSB Recommends Changing Federal Oversight of MetrorailSafety concerns on Metrorail have prompted the National Transportation Safety Board to recommend shifting oversight to a different federal agency.
Driver Fatigue Cited as Cause of Crash That Injured Tracy MorganInvestigators say they are focusing on driver fatigue, truck safety and seatbelt use in a highway accident last year that severely injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian.
Union: Metro Workers Fear Discipline For Reporting ProblemsA union leader says some employees of Washington's Metro transit agency are still reluctant to report safety lapses because they fear retribution.
NTSB Safety Recommendation Means More Single Tracking on MetroEarlier this week the NTSB handed down another safety recommendation, and the result is a long, hot and crowded summer on Metro.
NTSB: No Anomolies Found in Amtrak 188 Braking SystemNo anomalies have been found in Amtrak 188's braking system, signals or track geometry in a preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety Board.
NTSB Plans 2-Day Hearing on Fatal Metro Smoke IncidentThe National Transportation Safety Board will conduct a two-day investigative hearing into an electrical malfunction that filled a Metro tunnel with smoke in January, killing one person and injuring dozens.
Amtrak Latest: Lawsuits Filed After Fatal DerailmentFederal investigators say they aren't sure anything struck the windshield of an Amtrak train involved in last week's deadly derailment in Philadelphia.
Investigators Say D.C. Metro Ventilation InadequateFederal investigators say Washington's Metro transit authority did a poor job using ventilation fans to push smoke out of a subway tunnel during a fatal accident last month.
Federal D.C. Team Heading to NY for Fatal Train CollisionA federal investigative team headed from Washington to New York to investigate a commuter train crash that killed six people.
Metro Apologizes to Riders, Victims' Families in Newspaper AdAn electrical malfunction that filled a Washington subway train with smoke, killing one passenger and sickening dozens more, continued for 44 minutes before the Metro transit agency shut off power to the affected rail, federal investigators said Friday.
NTSB: Plane Crashed During Marginal VisualsFederal safety officials say there were marginal visual meteorological conditions when a private jet crashed into a house in Maryland, killing six people.
NTSB: Gov't Aircraft Regulations Apply To DronesThe government has the power to hold drone operators accountable when they operate the remote-control aircraft recklessly, a federal safety board ruled Tuesday in a setback to small drone operators chafing under Federal Aviation Administration restrictions.
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