Investigators are working in Connecticut to gather evidence from yesterday’s collision between two Metro-North Railroad commuter trains so they can restore Amtrak and other rail service between New York and Boston.
Two Metro-North Railroad commuter trains collided in Bridgeport, Connecticut, injuring dozens of people and limiting Amtrak service between New York and Boston in one of the worst U.S. passenger rail accidents since 2008.
A National Transportation Safety Board recommendation for states to lower the definition of drunken driving to a blood-alcohol reading of no more than .05 percent failed to earn immediate support from groups the board considers allies.
Battery incidents that prompted the grounding of Boeing Co.’s Dreamliner are “unprecedented” safety breaches that should have been prevented by the aircraft’s design, the U.S. investigation’s leader said.
U.S. regulators’ failure to shut down discount bus operator Sky Express Inc. after finding extensive safety violations was a contributing cause of a fatal 2011 crash, the National Transportation Safety Board ruled.