NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB to Highlight Safety Study on Single-Unit Trucks at Board Meeting

May 30

The National Transportation Safety Board today announced it will meet to consider its safety study on “Characteristics of Single-Unit Truck Accidents Resulting in Injuries and Deaths” on June 4, 2013.
The study focuses on vehicle safety issues that federal regulators can more readily address. In this safety study, the NTSB sought to examine the safety experience of single unit trucks; to examine the consequences, if any, of exempting these vehicles from large truck vehicle safety regulations; and to identify countermeasures for discovered safety issues.
Event: Board Meeting

Date/Time: Tuesday, June, 4, 2013, 9:30 a.m. (EST)
Location: NTSB Board Room and Conference Center
Address: 429 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
City/State: Washington, DC 20594

Participants: NTSB Board Members

Live Webcast: A link to the webcast will be available shortly before the start of the meeting.

Office of Public Affairs
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
(202) 314-6100
Keith Holloway
keith.holloway@ntsb.gov

 

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of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.