Posts Tagged ‘NTSB’


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Government Traintanic Still Insolvent and Unsafe at Any Speed


Tuesday December 19th, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 8:21am PST   •   0 Comments

On Monday December 18, the Amtrak Cascades 501 headed out on its inaugural trip on a new route in Washington state when it ran off the tracks near DuPont, sending 13 cars into traffic on busy Interstate 5 below. The train carried 86 people and at this writing at least three are dead and…
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Another Government Snitch Surge


Thursday October 31st, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:30am PDT   •   0 Comments

As we noted last year, the federal National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) wants a “black box” in all new cars and light trucks to track speed, braking, seatbelt use and such before a car makes impact in a crash. The black boxes can’t be disabled and raise alarms that government could easily misuse the…
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Department of Homeland Security Fails to Make Nation Secure


Monday July 15th, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 8:45am PDT   •   5 Comments

The National Transportation Safety Board says it will be months before they fully determine why Asiana flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco on July 6. The crash also disturbed other federal security agencies, for a strange reason. Bob Clifford, an aviation attorney whose firm has handled a number of air disaster cases, told…
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Opaque Feds Back Snitch Surge


Thursday December 13th, 2012   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 12:02pm PST   •   2 Comments

The federal National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) seeks new regulations requiring all automobile manufacturers to include “black box” data recorders in all new cars and light trucks. Federal Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said the regulations will “make our vehicles and our roadways even safer,” but that may well be doubted. The data recorders do…
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