Topic: U.S. National Transportation Safety Board
Every state should ban the use of cellphones while driving, says the National Transportation Safety Board. More than 3,000 people were killed in distracted driving crashes in the US in 2010.
12/13/2011 06:11 pm
Cell phone ban should prohibit any driver from calling or texting while behind the wheel, except for emergencies, says NTSB. But will states approve such a sweeping cell phone ban?
12/13/2011 02:57 pm
'Smart grid' features and Internet-based connections to the US power grid are proliferating, increasing pathways for would-be cyber attackers, says a study from MIT. What to do?
12/06/2011 01:46 pm
An Arizona plane carrying three children on their way home for Thanksgiving crashed leaving no sign of survivors.
11/24/2011 10:26 am
NYC helicopter crash into the East River killed one passenger and injured three others. Investigators are still trying to determine why the helicopter went down shortly after takeoff from a riverbank heliport.
10/05/2011 11:22 am
Air show officials are hoping that any public backlash following the tragic air crash at the Reno Air Races, in which 10 people were killed, does not extend to their industry's scripted entertainment.
09/19/2011 11:22 pm
Investigators searching for the cause of Friday's crash at the Reno Air Races are focusing on a critical part that may have failed. Whatever the cause, the future of the popular air races is in question.
09/18/2011 05:19 pm
The Reno Air Races turned disastrous Friday when a P-51 Mustang aircraft crashed into the spectator area. The accident raises questions about the way such races are conducted.
09/17/2011 11:05 am
B-17 bomber: The accident happened right after the plane took off from the Aurora Municipal Airport and the plane landed in an Oswego cornfield outside Chicago, Cory said. The National Transportation Safety Board is now investigating the incident.
06/14/2011 11:03 am
FAA official resigns following string of incidents involving sleeping air-traffic controllers. Passenger rights group praises decision to add second overnight controller at 27 airports.
04/14/2011 09:39 pm