The National Transportation Safety Board called for a halt to doors-off helicopter flights that place passengers in supplemental passenger restraints until federal regulators can better evaluate the safety of the restraints, which could interfere with the aircraft and hamper escape.
The National Transportation Safety Board’s report on bicyclist safety includes 22 safety recommendations addressing issues including roadway and intersection design, collision avoidance technology, blind spot detection systems and helmet use.
The NTSB called upon federal regulators to create a review process before allowing automated test vehicles to operate on public roads, based upon the agency’s investigation of a fatal collision between an Uber automated test vehicle and a pedestrian.
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promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents
and their families.
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Board member and staff remarks concerning transportation safety:
Chairman Robert L. Sumwalt
Vice Chairman Bruce Landsberg
Member Jennifer Homendy