The National Transportation Safety Board plans to hold a board meeting on Tuesday, 5/21 at 1 p.m. (EDT), to determine the probable cause of the fatal, Dec. 18, 2017, Amtrak accident near DuPont, Washington.
The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a board meeting June 18, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. (EDT), to determine the probable cause of the fatal, Dec. 12, 2017, Oakland, Iowa, school bus fire.
An explosion and fire aboard a barge was the result of a lack of effective maintenance and safety management of the barge by the Bouchard Transportation Company, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released on 5/9/2019.
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promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents
and their families.
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Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg talked with helicopter operators this month at the Helicopter Air Medical Safety Conference about ways to improve the safety of Part 135 operations, countermeasures for addressing pilot impairment from over-the-counter medicines, and needed occupant protection improvements—three of the issues on our 2019-2020 Most Wanted List.
Board member and staff remarks concerning transportation safety:
Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt
Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg
Member Earl F. Weener
Member Jennifer Homendy