Federal Data: NJ Transit Had 150 Accidents In 5 YearsNew Jersey Transit trains have been involved in more than 150 accidents that caused more than $4.8 million in damage to tracks or equipment since 2011, and the commuter rail has paid more than $500,000 to settle safety violations, according to federal data.
NTSB: El Faro Audio Includes Captain's Abandon Ship OrderThe captain of the doomed freighter El Faro ordered his crew to abandon ship about 10 hours after leaving a Florida port and becoming caught in a hurricane last year, audio from the sunken ship's "black box" shows.
NTSB Launches Investigation Into Silver Spring Apartment ExplosionAll seven victims in the Silver Spring explosion are now accounted for, while the intense investigation into the deadly blast that destroyed an apartment building kicks into high gear.
Voyage Data Recorder Could Piece Together El Faro's Final MomentsThe National Transportation Safety Board may have moved one step closer to finding out exactly what happened to the ill-fated cargo ship El Faro.
NTSB Says Pilot Error Largely Caused Triple Fatal Air CrashThe NTSB says pilot error was the probable cause of a triple-fatal air collision near Frederick Municipal Airport in October 2014.
Amtrak Victims: Investigative Findings Hard to BelieveVictims of last year's deadly Amtrak derailment aren't buying the findings of federal investigators that the train's engineer likely lost his bearings because he was distracted by an incident with a nearby train.
NTSB: Amtrak Engineer 'Distracted' In Crash That Killed 8 In PhiladelphiaDeadly derailment. The NTSB details what likely caused an Amtrak to derail near Philadelphia last year, killing more than a dozen people.
Feds: Poor Maintenance Led to Fatal D.C. Subway FireFederal investigators have found that a fire that killed a Washington subway passenger last year was caused by the Metro system's "ineffective inspection and maintenance practices."
NTSB: Amtrak Engineer In Fatal Crash 'Extremely Cooperative'Eight months after a deadly Amtrak derailment, federal investigators release brand new documents that help shed light on the moments that led up to the crash. The wreck killed eight people, including three with Maryland ties.
Gov't To Require Cameras In Train Cabs After Amtrak CrashThe Obama administration says it's drafting rules to require that railroads install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of engineers.
Investigators At Alaska Site Of Plane Crash That Killed 2 Marylanders, 7 OthersA team of aviation investigators is now working in a remote, mountainous site in southeast Alaska to determine what caused the crash of a sightseeing plane that killed eight cruise ship passengers and the aircraft's pilot.
Stricter Seatbelt Laws Could Significantly Reduce Traffic FatalitiesNew concerns over backseat safety. Now the latest research suggests if states had stricter seatbelt laws, the number of deaths could drop by 17%.