We may have reached a new low as a nation this week (didn’t seem possible, I know, but here we are) when the National Transportation Safety Board—an agency whose job it is to determine causes of accidents—felt it had to make a statement telling people to stop hopping out of moving cars to dance to Drake’s new banger…
Tesla regularly implores drivers that use the company’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system to pay attention to the road and keep their hands on the steering wheel at al times. But a new report on a fatal March crash involving a Tesla Model X says the driver only had his hands on the wheel for 34 of the final 60 seconds…
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A Colorado regulator on Monday fined Uber with a nearly $9 million penalty, after an investigation revealed that 57 people with criminal and motor vehicle offenses were allowed to drive with the ride-hailing company.
Former Blue Jays and Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay died in a plane crash off the coast of Florida yesterday while flying the relatively new ICON A5 recreational aircraft, which has been involved in two other crashes since it went on sale in 2014.
Last month, an Air Canada flight nearly ended in catastrophe, when the aircraft’s pilots descended less than 60 feet above other fully loaded planes on a taxiway at the San Francisco International Airport. Photos released by investigators on Wednesday show just how low the plane descended before pulling up to avoid…
A second federal agency, the National Transportation Safety Board (or NTSB), announced today it will also be investigating the fatal crash of a Tesla Model S which was cruising on the car’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system. The National Highway Traffic Administration (or NHTSA) is also investigating.
The National Transportation Safety Board just released its Most Wanted list for 2016. In hopes to end the boozing and the cruising once and for all, the agency wants states to drop their drunk driving blood alcohol content limit from .08 to .05 or lower.
This morning, the National Transportation Safety Board released their findings compiled from flight data, voice recordings, and interviews for the 2013 crash of Asiana 214, a Boeing 777-200ER, which resulted in the loss of three lives.
Speaking of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, the National Transportation Safety Board intern who confirmed the false, racist Asian-sounding names of the pilots to an Oakland TV station has been fired. Did he really expect to keep his job after that?
The National Transportation Safety Board wants you to think that it is constantly looking out for you. Part of that crusade is an attempt to mandate technology to make driving safer.
Despite several states already banning use of personal electronic devices like cell phones while driving out of fear of people tweeting, texting and Facebooking, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board today is taking things one step further. The safety board's now calling for a nationwide federal ban. And how'd…
Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens and ex-NASA head Sean O'Keefe are reported to have been two of nine people on this plane, which crashed last night in southwest Alaska. Five people were killed, according to U.S. officials. UPDATE.
A night landing on the moving deck of an aircraft carrier has always been regarded as the most difficult landing approach for aviators. We think the Toncontín Airport in Honduras might actually beat that.