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NTSB: Distracted Truck Driver Using Bluetooth Caused 2013 Fiery Train Derailment

Federal investigators find a distracted driver and lax safety regulations led to a train derailment and massive explosion in Baltimore County last year—and they say not enough has been done to stop it from happening again.

11 hours ago

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Awake. Alert. Alive. NTSB Looks At The Dangers Of Drowsy Driving

It’s the cause of hundreds of deaths and thousands more injuries for drivers. The National Transportation Safety Board looked at the effects of driving while drowsy.

10/21/2014

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NTSB: Ship Hit Baltimore CSX Pier While Going Too Fast

The National Transportation Safety Board says high speed was the probable cause of a shipping accident that did more than $2 million worth of damage to a CSX Corp. coal pier in Baltimore Harbor.

04/18/2014

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Truck Driver’s Inattention, Inexperience Cause Of July Bay Bridge Accident

A terrifying plunge off the Bay Bridge and into the water last summer launched a number of investigations. Now the findings of a federal report are out.

03/19/2014

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NTSB Recommendations Could Change Rail Travel

Changes are coming to the way you travel. The National Transportation Safety Board just released a top 10 list of improvements.

01/19/2014

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Shutdown Keeps NTSB From Investigating Fatal Metro Accident

Federal transportation safety officials say they have decided against sending investigators to the site of a fatal welding accident in a Metro subway tunnel in Washington because of the government shutdown.

10/07/2013

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NTSB: Bay Bridge Tractor-Trailer Driver Was On First U.S. Trip Alone

A terrifying crash. A car plunges off the Bay Bridge after being rear-ended by a truck in July. Now, there are new questions about that truck driver’s qualifications as federal investigators release a revealing report.

08/19/2013

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Event To Highlight Transportation Safety For School Children

Transportation safety for school children is being highlighted in Montgomery County.

08/15/2013

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Terrifying Crash That Sent Woman Over Bay Bridge Prompts NTSB Safety Review

Federal investigators formally join the investigation into the safety of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

07/25/2013

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NTSB Answering Calls To Investigate Latest Bay Bridge Accident

The National Transportation Safety Board is stepping in to investigate the latest Bay Bridge accident. This, after several leaders demand answers about the bridge’s barriers.

07/24/2013

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Investigation Continues At Site Of Anne Arundel Co. Plane Crash

A small plane crashes in the middle of a residential neighborhood in Anne Arundel County. And it happened in an instant.

07/19/2013

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NTSB Report: Plane Fractured From Impact In Ocean City Crash That Killed 2 Officers

The National Transportation Safety Board’s preliminary report on the Ocean City plane crash that killed two off-duty police officers says the plane appeared intact as it hit the ocean and it was found together, but fractured from impact.

07/15/2013

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