The NSTB’s focus on pedestrian safety was highlighted in a special investigation report. We examined vehicle-based changes, infrastructure improvements, and data collection to improve safety for pedestrians.
The NTSB issued a safety report ON 9/11/2018 highlighting the need for better integration of motorcycles in crash warning and prevention systems and for more widespread availability of enhanced braking and stability control systems on motorcycles.
The NTSB said in a report published 9/6/2018 a series of human errors led to a BNSF Railway train striking and killing two BNSF roadway workers, one of whom was the designated “watchman/lookout.”
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Chairman Robert Sumwalt, Member Earl Weener, investigators from the Office of Aviation Safety, and staff from the Offices of Safety Recommendations and Communications and Research & Engineering presented on general aviation safety topics and accident case studies throughout the week of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI, one of the world’s largest general aviation expos.
Board member and staff remarks concerning transportation safety:
Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt
Member Earl F. Weener
Member T. Bella Dinh-Zarr