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

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

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

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

Metro to close 5 stations over Labor Day weekend

Metro will close five Red Line stations over Labor Day weekend for major track work, in part to comply with federal investigators' recommendations after last year's fatal train crash.

Tags: Metro , Red Line , Labor Day , Takoma Metro station , Silver Spring Metro station , Forest Glen Metro station , Wheaton Metro station , Glenmont Metro station

Tuesday - 08/03/2010, 05:38pm EDT

NTSB makes crash scene investigation cool

The work of the NTSB does is "kind of like the CSI of transportation safety." Chair Debbie Hersman breaks it down for us.

Tags: Debbie Hersman , Federal Drive

Monday - 07/12/2010, 10:50am EDT

Metro marks first anniversary of deadly crash

Family and friends of those killed in Metrorail's deadliest crash gathered to remember their loved ones on the first anniversary of the tragedy.

Tags: Metro , Metro accident , transit system , Fort Totten , Red Line , Red Line crash , Richard Sarles , Jeanice McMillan , Jordan McMillan

Tuesday - 06/22/2010, 07:56am EDT

SAMMIE nominee advances airline safety for millions

NTSB's Robert Benzon says "I'm trying to put myself out of business," as an accident investigator.

Tags: Federal Drive , Partnership for Public Service , Sammies 2010 , Service to America Medals , Robert Benzon , Miracle on the Hudson

Monday - 05/24/2010, 10:40am EDT

NASA and Justice Assist Toyota Inquiry

Learn why the space agency in particular is helping out.

Tags: newscast , DorobekInsider , NASA , DoJ , Toyota

Thursday - 05/20/2010, 02:20pm EDT

New program aims to improve pedestrian safety

A local effort to cut down on the amount of pedestrians injured and killed in accidents kicked off in Silver Spring Tuesday with a powerful demonstration on the those dangers.

Tags: Sprawl & Crawl , ike leggett , Silver Spring , Montgomery County , National Highway Transportation Safety Administrat , Street Smart

Tuesday - 03/23/2010, 04:00pm EDT

'Federal intervention' possible for Metro

A group of senators calls Metro's safety record "unacceptable" and says "systematic failures" need to be addressed. The threat of a federal takeover comes as NTSB hearings open on Metro's deadliest ever crash.

Tags: Metro , subway crash , transit system , Red Line , Colleen Kelleher

Tuesday - 02/23/2010, 07:57am EST

Metro service back to normal after double fatality

Metro is mourning the loss of two workers who were installing communications equipment when they were struck by a high rail truck.

Tags: Metro , Adam Tuss , Kristi King , Colleen Kelleher , fatal accident , Jeffrey Garrard , Red Line , Sung Oh , Jackie Jeter , Angela Gates , National Transportation Safety Board , Tri-State Oversight , Jeanice McMillan , Metro accident , Michelle Basch , Kate Ryan ,

Tuesday - 01/26/2010, 07:13am EST

Update: Metro crash investigation

Tags: newsstand , Metro , WTOP , Adam Tuss

Friday - 07/31/2009, 05:09pm EDT
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