In “Anatomy of a Crash,” Rob Molloy, highway safety director for the National Transportation Safety Board, will present data and analysis based on multiple investigations of medium- and heavy-duty truck crashes and discuss the NTSB’s investigative process.
July 1, 2021
Guidance in the federal agency’s report on four fires involving high-voltage, lithium-ion batteries includes updating emergency response procedures and providing information on the risks to emergency personnel.
January 13, 2021
At this year’s Fleet Safety Conference, which has moved to Las Vegas, representatives from the FMCSA, the NTSB, and vehicle testing consultants AMCI Global will discuss the current and upcoming vehicle safety technologies and how they could reduce fatal and non-fatal crashes.
September 21, 2018
Both NHTSA and NTSB will investigate a Los Angeles-area collision involving a Tesla Model S that the driver said was operating in Autopilot mode.
January 27, 2018
The National Transportation Safety Board has released data showing that 2,030 more people died in transportation accidents in 2016 than in 2015, with highway deaths accounting for 95% of all transportation fatalities.
November 22, 2017
The National Transportation Safety Board will host a roundtable at this year’s Fleet Safety Conference. To be discussed will be strategies for and challenges of advanced driver-assistance systems implementation in heavy-duty trucks and fleets.
July 5, 2017
The National Transportation Safety Board’s latest “Most Wanted List” of safety improvements contains no big surprises compared to the one issued last year.
November 15, 2016
A new report highlights evidence that such systems prevent or mitigate rear-end crashes, and criticizes the slow progress in making the technology widely available.
June 9, 2015
The drop in highway fatalities included fewer deaths assigned to NTSB’s medium-and-heavy trucks and light-trucks-and-vans as well as less passenger-car fatalities, but deaths attributed to buses rose sharply.
February 4, 2015
WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a recommendation to the 50 states, and D.C., to ban driver use of all portable electronic devices in a vehicle, including hands-free devices.
December 13, 2011
WASHINGTON - The National Transportation Safety Board is offering a three-day course, "Transportation Disaster Response - A Course for Emergency Responders," at the NTSB Training Center in Ashburn, Va., (near Washington, D.C.) on Nov. 16-18.
October 27, 2010