Arizona is reversing on highway safety. At midnight, speed cameras on the state’s freeways went off, the Arizona Republic reports. We all hate these cameras when we get caught. But we know why they’re there. Just drive up the state’s many gorgeous and winding mountains. Cars break the 75-mile per hour limit – even to [...]
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Philadelphia — The National Transportation Safety Board held a press conference Thursday afternoon to explain its investigation procedures for Wednesday’s potentially fatal boat accident. But board member Robert Sumwalt, the only one to speak at the press conference, spent more time telling local media that NTSB still has few answers and it will be a [...]
The Delaware River is a busy site for both tourism and shipping, a fatal combination on Wednesday. An amphibious tour boat — a boat that can travel on land and water — was struck by a barge while stopped in a shipping channel.The Duck boat, as they’re commonly called, capsized and sank. Thirty-five of the [...]
STATEN ISLAND AND MANHATTAN — The Staten Island ferry moves 65,000 people between Staten Island and Manhattan every weekday, and it does so with practiced efficiency and predictability. It follows a regimented routine for every aspect of its operation. But it wasn’t always that way. Before a 2003 accident on the Andrew J. Barberi ferry [...]
Just a few hours ago, a United Express flight from Washington Dulles skidded of a runway in Ottawa, Canada, injuring three of the 36 people on board. Add it to the tally of growing runway safety stats.