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NTSB releases rules for board hearings and meetings

The NTSB published its Final Rule Tuesday in the Federal Register on the agency’s products and procedures for its hearings and meetings. The new rules will be implemented beginning Jan. 25. These changes will alter how the board handles its proceedings and hearings. The rules will serve to better regulate how NTSB leaders and board members describe the agency’s products. Read More »

NTSB to publish '2016 Most Wanted List' for improvements

NTSB leaders will publish its "2016 Most Wanted List" to enumerate desired transportation safety improvements. The list will be released to help the NTSB and its partners focus on transportation safety issues that need improvement throughout the United States. The press conference is during the leaders’ 95th Annual Meeting for the Transportation Research Board. Read More »

NTSB modifies aviation reporting requirement

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a Direct Final Rule to improve how resolution advisories report. Currently, aviation operators must report all of their Airborne Collision and Avoidance System (ACAS) resolution advisories to a Class A airspace aircraft. Other resolution advisories must align with the requirements to avoid the risk of colliding aircrafts. Read More »

NTSB, public health professionals discuss alcohol, drugs and driving

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) representatives held a discussion session Monday on substance-impaired driving at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. "Impairment on our highways remains a preventable public health threat that kills thousands of Americans every year,” NTSB Vice Chairman Bella Dinh-Zarr said. “It is an epidemic on wheels.” Read More »