Wednesday, January 5, 2011

x **New Feature**While you are reading any single post page, you can highlight any word and a learn more button will appear click the learn more button and results will be shown to you in the same page.
NTSB: Public Forum For Safety, Mobility, and Aging Drivers November 9-10

NTSB: Public Forum For Safety, Mobility, and Aging Drivers November 9-10

October 28, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

The National Transportation Safety Board has published its agenda for the Safety, Mobility, and Aging Drivers forum, which will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2010.
The two-day forum will be chaired by NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman.
Five panels of invited experts from academia, federal and state government agencies, industry, and professional [...]

Share
Sleep Apnea Testing Coming – NTSB Swears in Fatigue Expert

Sleep Apnea Testing Coming – NTSB Swears in Fatigue Expert

June 30, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 1 Comment 

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today has sworn in DR. Mark R. Rosekind – an internationally recognized fatigue expert who has conducted research and implemented programs in diverse settings, including all modes of transportation, healthcare, law enforcement, elite athlete and military groups.
I want to first say that I am not against this type of [...]

Share
Sleep Apnea and Trucking be Prepared

Sleep Apnea and Trucking be Prepared

May 14, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 2 Comments 

Recently a two day sleep apnea conference was held in Baltimore, MD. and those in attendance say that sleep apnea is a serious safety concern in trucking. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) started a campaign last summer to bring awareness to the trucking industry about Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).
“Last summer we recommended that all [...]

Share
NTSB makes Update on Crash in Kentucky that Killed 11

NTSB makes Update on Crash in Kentucky that Killed 11

May 14, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

In its continuing investigation of the highway accident that killed 11 people near Munfordville, Kentucky, in March, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has developed the following factual information:
On Friday March 26, 2010, at approximately 5:17 a.m. CDT, a 76,660-pound tractor-trailer combination truck traveling southbound on I-65 near Munfordville, KY, departed the left travel [...]

Share

NTSB Dispatches Investigating Team to I-65 Accident

March 26, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

The National Transportation Safety Board is dispatching a “Go Team” to investigate this morning’s fatal crash involving a tractor-trailer and a van in Kentucky.
© 2010, Truck Drivers News. All rights reserved.
0 I like This

Share
NTSB to meet on “Most Wanted” Safety Improvements for Federal Agencies

NTSB to meet on “Most Wanted” Safety Improvements for Federal Agencies

February 12, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public Board meeting Thursday, February 18, at 9:30 a.m., in its Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza, S.W., Washington, D.C.
© 2010, Truck Drivers News. All rights reserved.
0 I like This

Share

NTSB to meet on 2008 Motorcoach rollover in Texas

November 30, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · 1 Comment 

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public Board meeting on Tuesday, December 8, 2009, at 9:30 a.m. in its Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza, S.W., Washington, D.C. There is one agenda item.
© 2009, Truck Drivers News. All rights reserved.
0 I like This

Share

Feds weigh cell phone ban for bus, truck drivers

September 24, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

Safety investigators told federal regulators three years ago that it was dangerous for bus drivers to talk on cell phones while driving and recommended a ban.
The National Transportation Safety Board put that recommendation on its list of most important safety measures. Industry and safety groups had no objections.

Yet the regulatory agency that would write new [...]

Share