WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public meeting next Thursday to review its list of Most Wanted safety recommendations directed at federal agencies.
The meeting will be held in the NTSB Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L'Enfant Plaza, S.W. in Washington.
The Most Wanted List was developed in 1990 to focus attention on safety improvements the NTSB believes will have the greatest impact on transportation safety. Some of the issues to be reviewed this year include emergency helicopter medical services, intelligent highway technologies, motor carrier operations and operator fatigue.
By law, the NTSB has no authority to force federal agencies to respond to the issues on the list, but has a willing and listening ear in Congress, which can require those issues to be addressed through Congressional mandate.
The Board will also discuss issues concerning rail car design and marine safety management systems.
A live and archived webcast of the proceedings will be available on the NTSB Web site at www.ntsb.gov. Technical support details are available under "Board Meetings."
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