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During shutdown, critical public safety functions fall by the wayside

A new staff report from the Senate Commerce Committee highlights some of the ways in which the government shutdown is throwing sand in the gears of the private economy. But the authors also point to several ways in which federal furloughs are jeopardizing public safety.

Tags: workforce , management , government shutdown , Congress , Senate Commerce Committee , Aerospace Industries Association , Consumer Federation of America , Marion Blakey , Rachel Weintraub , NTSB , FAA , CPSC , NHTSA , FDA , Jared Serbu

Friday - 10/11/2013, 06:38pm EDT

UPS pilots suing FAA; don't want to fly tired

Tags: FAA , NTSB , OMB , Airlines for America ,

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 04:19pm EST

NTSB to identify crash prevention

The National Transportation Safety Board is adding a new role to its job description: identify air safety hazards before they cause crashes.

Tags: NTSB , safety , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 03/23/2011, 03:22pm EDT

NTSB gets the most bang for the manpower buck

When there's an explosion in any of the more than 300,000 miles of gas pipeline throughout the country, the NTSB could be called to investigate. Chairman Deborah Hersman said she just doesn't have the manpower for that.

Tags: Federal Drive , NTSB , pipeline accidents , management , budget

Thursday - 03/03/2011, 10:41am EST

NTSB: Va., other states should step up seat belt laws

The National Transportation Safety Board is taking aim at states like Virginia.

Tags: NTSB , National Transportation Safety Board , seat belt , seat belt laws , Gary Emerling , Adam Tuss

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 05:27pm EST

New NTSB chair sworn in

Tags: management , NTSB ,

Tuesday - 07/28/2009, 05:24pm EDT