Tag: NTSB

Transport & Logistics

How technology, regulation and data is helping improve rail safety in the US

Although the US has seen a significant decline in train accidents over in the last decade, a number of recent deadly derailments have renewed discussions on the role of technology and regulation in mitigating against human error.  In 2008, Congress passed a law mandating that systems, known as positive train control, be installed by commuter…

21 Jan 2014, by Test Test