Government

House Passes FY 2010 Energy Appropriations

The U.S. Department of Energy will award $5 million during fiscal year 2010 to further natural gas engine development, storage and fueling station following passage of the Energy and Water Appropriations last week.

Hersman Sworn in as New NTSB Chair

Deborah Hersman officially begins a new era at the National Transportation Safety Board after being sworn in as the 12th chair of the investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

While NHTSA Studies Motorcoach Safety, NTSB Grows ‘Impatient’

NTSB: Improvements Would Go a Long Way in Protecting Passengers

WASHINGTON, D.C- As Congress debates legislation designed at improving motorcoach safety, a House committee heard testimony fom the National Transportation Safety Board on Monday that recommendations have gone unheeded for the past decade.

School Buses, MFSABs Recommended for Activity Trips

Coroner's Jury Calls for Ban of Nonconforming Vans When Transporting Students

A New Brunswick coroner's inquest made two dozen recommendations aimed at improving the safety of school activity trips following a fatal January 2008 van crash that killed seven high school basketball players and the driver's wife.