Mar 11, 2014 — While leading the National Transportation Safety Board, she's been a familiar face at investigations into plane crashes and other accidents. She's leaving to run the nonprofit National Safety Council.
Dec 3, 2013 — Four people were killed and more than 60 were injured when the commuter train derailed Sunday. Investigators say they've found no problems with its brakes. They reported earlier that it entered a curve going 82 mph — more than 50 mph more than the speed limit.
Jul 11, 2013 — When the jet came to a rest, passengers were first instructed to stay put. It was another 90 seconds or so before the evacuation order was given. Investigators say pilots sometimes feel it's safer to wait for emergency personnel to arrive. But when pilots realize there's a fire, there's no choice but to get out.
May 14, 2013 — The National Transportation Safety Board wants the blood alcohol limit to be lowered from 0.08 to 0.05, in line with the limits in countries such as Denmark, the Philippines and Switzerland. But it may be tough sell in states across the country.
Feb 7, 2013 — What Boeing told the FAA about the risks involving the lithium-ion battery aboard the plane have proved different in practice. Because of the battery issue, the 50 Dreamliners in service around world have been grounded.