TITLE

NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD: Issues Related to the 2010 Reauthorization

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;1/27/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the study released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) concerning the 2010 reauthorization proposal of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). It mentions the role of NTSB in advancing transportation safety by investigating accidents and determining their causes, conducting safety studies, and issuing safety recommendations. Further, it indicates that the agency has made significant progress in adopting management practices.
ACCESSION #
48002062

 

Related Articles

  • National Transportation Safety Board: Progress Made, Yet Management Practices, Investigation Priorities, and Training Center Use Should Be Improved: GAO-07-118. Dillingham, Gerald L. // GAO Reports;11/30/2006, p1 

    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) plays a vital role in advancing transportation safety by investigating accidents, determining their causes, and issuing safety recommendations. To support its mission, NTSB's training center, which opened in 2003, provides training to NTSB...

  • Reauthorization Provides an Opportunity to Focus on Implementing Leading Management Practices and Addressing Human Capital and Training Center Issues.  // GAO Reports;10/30/2009, preceding p1 

    The article presents a study which analyzes the effectiveness of the reauthorization made by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). The study found out that reauthorization offers an opportunity to focus on implementing...

  • 40 Years of Safety.  // Regional Aviation News;4/2/2007, Vol. 25 Issue 13, p1 

    The article highlights some historical events in the 40 years of operation of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). NTSB was established when the Bureau of Safety was removed from the Civil Aeronautics Board on April 1, 1967. Since then it has been authorized to investigate...

  • NTSB Delivers 2008 Annual Report to Congress.  // Professional Safety;Oct2009, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p6 

    The article reports on the submission of the annual report by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to the U.S. Congress. The report is a summary of accident investigations and safety recommendations for 2008. The report revealed 19 major accident investigations including aviation,...

  • NTSB RENEWS CALL FOR CRASH AVOIDANCE TECHNOLOGY. Vise, Avery // Overdrive;Jun2006, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p16 

    The article reports on the investigation conducted by the National Transportation Safety Board on the cause of the cause of the accident that killed eight people in Illinois, Chicago. The investigation cited the tractor-trailer driver's failure to slow as the truck approached while waiting at a...

  • FedEx Crash Factors. Fiorino, Frances // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/14/2004, Vol. 160 Issue 24, p38 

    Findings of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), stemming from the 2002 crash of FedEx Flight 1478 are stirring the pot of critical reaction in the airline pilot community. The group has no argument with the board's only recommendations, both of which focus on a pilot's color...

  • NTSB Preliminary Report Suggest Pilot Error in Fatal EMS Crash.  // Air Safety Week;11/10/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 43, p4 

    The article reports on the investigation conducted by the National Transportation Safety Board on the medevac helicopter accident of the Maryland State Police in Maryland. Accordingly to its report, the helicopter had no mechanical malfunctions, providing the strongest evidence was a pilot...

  • NTSB Revises Hudson Mid-Air Assessment; NATCA Off Crash Probe.  // Air Safety Week;8/24/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 33, p2 

    The article reports that the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators have modified their preliminary report on the midair collision of a small fixed-wing aircraft and a sightseeing helicopter over the Hudson River on August 2009. The NTSB previously said the controller...

  • Safety board is respected, independent. PHILLIPS, DON // Trains;Sep2015, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p10 

    The article presents the author's comments on the ongoing investigation into the Amtrak train No. 188 wreck near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The author highlights the background of the NTSB, which is an independent board and has no...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics