December, 2011 - LarryKaufman - myProgressiveRailroading Blogs - MyProgressiveRailroading
    • 20 Dec 2011

    Rail fatalities? Is NTSB sure?

    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its data on transportation fatalities in 2010. The safety agency, which I normally hold in high regard, has a classification system that I consider distorts the data and presents railroads in an unfair light. In its latest tally, NTSB reports a significant decline in what it calls motor vehicle fatalities and cites railroads as having an increase, the only mode...