NTSB: Alcohol, Cannabis Primary Drugs Detected in Impaired Drivers
Researchers found that alcohol remains the most often detected drug in impaired driving incidents, and cannabis is the second most common.
NTSB Calls for Alcohol Detection Systems in All New Vehicles
Horrific crash highlights need for technology solutions to eliminate impaired driving and speeding.
NTSB: NHTSA Data on ADAS Systems Should be Standardized
NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy said data recently released by NHTSA on ADAS and automated driving systems is a welcome first step in NHTSA’s efforts to protect the public from potential safety risks involving these systems.
NTSB Chair Calls for New Approach to Highway Safety
Jennifer Homendy said the “Safe System” approach to highway safety embraced by other nations has led to reduced fatalities and crashes.
NTSB: Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements
One item on their list is to require collision avoidance and connected vehicle technologies on all vehicles.
NTSB Announces Leadership Changes
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Robert Sumwalt recently announced key leadership changes at the agency, including the selection of Sharon Bryson as managing director.
NTSB: Automated Emergency Braking Wasn’t Enabled Prior to Uber Crash that Killed Pedestrian
At 1.3 seconds before hitting the pedestrian, the vehicle’s self-driving system determined that emergency braking was needed to mitigate a collision, according to NTSB.
NTSB Banishes Tesla from Crash Investigation; Victim’s Family Considering Legal Action
The agency said it booted Tesla because the automaker “violated the party agreement by releasing investigative information before it was vetted and confirmed by the NTSB.”
NTSB: Collision-Avoidance System Might Have Prevented Fatal 2016 Crash in Kansas
After completing its investigation of the June 29, 2016, highway accident in Goodland, Kan. – which killed six people and injured five – the NTSB determined that collision-avoidance technology might have prevented the accident or mitigated its severity.
NTSB: Driver Errors, Overreliance on Automation, Lack of Safeguards Led to Fatal Tesla Crash
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that a truck driver’s failure to yield the right of way and a car driver’s inattention due to overreliance on vehicle automation are the probable cause of the fatal May 7, 2016, crash near Williston, Fla.
NTSB Schedules September Meeting to Determine Cause of 2016 Tesla Autopilot Crash
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has scheduled a public meeting to determine the probable cause of a 2016 fatal crash involving a Tesla Model S that was operating in Autopilot mode.
NTSB Says Collision Avoidance Systems Should Be Standard in Cars
The systems, according to the report, could possibly prevent more than 80 percent of rear-end collisions annually.