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NTSB launching new search for El Faro data recorder

WJXT Jacksonville - ‎14 hours ago‎
A spokesperson from TOTE, the company that owned the El Faro, issued a statement saying, "TOTE is fully supporting the NTSB investigation and appreciate the hard work and dedication that goes into this process. Our goal throughout the investigation is ...

NTSB to conduct second search mission for El Faro

Bangor Daily News - ‎18 hours ago‎
The NTSB contracted with the U.S. Navy to find the 790-foot El Faro, which disappeared on Oct. 1 during Hurricane Joaquin while on a regular weekly cargo route between Florida and Puerto Rico after the captain reported losing propulsion and taking on ...
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NTSB, FAA investigate scene where Tulare County Sheriff's plane crashed

KERO 23ABC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Attorney General Kamala Harris and Governor Jerry Brown both offered their condolences to the Tulare County Sheriff's Department and flags at the state capitol were flown at half staff today in their honor.
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NTSB Considering Investigation Into Royal Caribbean Cruise's Weather Troubles

ABC News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
"That investigation includes a weather group that is investigating TOTE Maritime's decision-making processes regarding vessel operations in hurricanes and other heavy weather occurrences," the NTSB said in a statement released Tuesday, referencing the ...
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NTSB: Trucker, Carrier, FMCSA at Fault in Fatal Truck Crash

Heavy Duty Trucking - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
In addition, NTSB reiterated an earlier recommendation to FMCSA that the agency should "include safety measurement system rating scores in the methodology used to determine a carrier's fitness to operate in the safety fitness rating rulemaking for the ...
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NTSB Issues Recommendations on Lithium Batteries in Air Cargo

Occupational Health and Safety - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The recommendations stem from NTSB's investigation of the July 28, 2011, in-flight fire and crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 991 in international waters about 80 miles west of Jeju International Airport, South Korea.

NTSB: Jupiter pilot likely at fault in August plane crash in Keys

Palm Beach Post - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Jupiter pilot and retired Riviera Beach Fire Rescue Chief Edward “Russ” Elgin was likely at fault in the August plane crash into Florida Bay that took his life, the National Transportation Safety Board says.
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Lawyers, NTSB hold clashing views of Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Kline and Mongeluzzi are not alone in their frustration over the NTSB process. A 2000 RAND Corp. study found the NTSB practice of permitting equipment manufacturers, trade unions, and other involved parties to participate in probes had the potential to ...

NTSB to Search for El Faro's Voyage Data Recorder

MarineLink - ‎17 hours ago‎
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it will initiate a second search expedition to the wreckage of sunken El Faro in an effort to gather further evidence in its investigation of the loss of the containership, which sank in the Atlantic ...

NTSB recommending lower blood alcohol limit

WFXL FOX 31 - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending states lower the legal blood alcohol limit. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommends it should drop from 0.08 to 0.05. An NTSB tweet basically said lowering the levels will ...
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NTSB Recommends Lowering the Legal Blood Alcohol Limit - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
But how many of them will be hitting the road after having too much to drink? And how much is too much? For bartender Chris Tigue, it's something he has to constantly think about.
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NTSB calls for lowering blood alcohol limit, but is that the answer?

CNN - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
NTSB has proposed it the last three years, according to Frank Harris, the state governmental affairs director for Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

NTSB wants to lower BAC level to increase safety

Kotatv - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Changes are trying to be made to help limit the number of impaired drivers on the roads. The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending the legal blood–alcohol limit to be reduced, from .08 to .05 or even lower.

NTSB: Colorado pilot was trying to avoid clouds before fatal crash

The Denver Post - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Denver and the West. NTSB: Colorado pilot was trying to avoid clouds before fatal crash. William Ray Hiler, of Tabernash, requested permission to fly at a higher altitude.

NTSB: Plane in fatal GA crash had crashed before

WALB-TV - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
We haven't narrowed the investigation yet," said NTSB Mechanical Engineer Doug Brazy. Britt Knight bought the plane back in December.

NTSB probable cause hearing to focus on Illinois crash that killed worker

Land Line Magazine - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
According to the NTSB investigation, at about 7:45 p.m. on the night of the crash, a tractor-trailer became disabled in the right lane of I-88, also referred to as the Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway.

NTSB: Segregate rechargeable battery shipments on planes

WSB Radio - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
However, NTSB said in a statement that PHMSA can issue regulations requiring the separation of rechargeable batteries for other flammable cargo because the 2012 law makes an exception for when there is "credible evidence of a deficiency in the ...