Posts Tagged ‘NTSB most wanted list’

PTC No Longer on NTSB List

April 8, 2021

For the first time in years installation and implementation of positive train control does not appear on the most wanted list of improvements being sought by the National Transportation Safety Board.

The 2021-2011 list does mention more than 100 safety recommendations associated with the 10 mode-specific safety improvements.

In a news release the NTSB said only one item addresses railroads.

Regulators want to see rail worker safety improved although they have not yet to determine what they want to see.

NTSB Sets ‘Most Wanted’ Hearing for April 6

March 13, 2021

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold conduct a session on April 6 to determine its 2021-22 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements.

The session begins at  9:30 a.m. EDT and will be held online.

In a news release, the agency said the list is used to promote its top priorities for changes that can prevent accidents, reduce injuries, and save lives.

The NTSB statement said the session will address a General Accounting Office report seeking more transparency in how the list is developed.

The meeting had been scheduled for March 9 but was postponed to allow the agency to refine the proposed list.