Lessons Learned and Lives Saved 1967 - 2007

To help mark the NTSB’s 40th anniversary, this report highlights some of the thousands of transportation safety improvements that have resulted from NTSB accident investigations and recommendations. Accidents have been prevented, lives saved and injuries reduced because of NTSBinspired safety advances in all modes of transportation: aviation, highway, marine, railroad and pipeline. This reports also gives a brief history of the Safety Board, its responsibilities, and the legislation that created it, that strengthened its independence, and that has expanded its safety role over the years. This report includes information on the “Most Wanted List.” The list focuses on additional safety advances the Safety Board strongly believes are needed to further increase transportation safety. The report also lists noteworthy Safety Board public forums and meetings, and a list of Board Members, 1967 through the present.