The NTSB identifies what transportation safety issues need improvement by examining their accident investigations. Their goal is to increase awareness about what the transportation sector needs to improve on and recommends solutions.
The number of accidents involving large trucks, a number that use to decrease, has been increasing since 2009. They want to push for medically fit exams of drivers before being allowed on the road.
NTSB Most Wanted List 2015
Disconnect from Deadly Distractions
End Substance Impairment in Transportation
Enhance Public Helicopter Safety
Implement Positive Train Control in 2015
Improve Rail Tank Car Safety
Make Mass Transit Safer
Prevent Loss of Control in Flight in General Aviation
Require Medical Fitness for Duty
Strenthen Commercial Trucking Safety
Strengthen Procedural Compliance
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