National Safety Transportation Board

Deborah Hersman talked about the role of the National Safety Transportation Board (NTSB), and she responded to telephone calls and… read more

Deborah Hersman talked about the role of the National Safety Transportation Board (NTSB), and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The NTSB is an independent federal agency responsible for investigating transportation accidents. Ms. Hersman discussed her agency’s budget and responsibilities in light of its recent recommendation urging all 50 states to ban texting while driving. 

This program is part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series, which looks at how taxpayer dollars are spent. Most Monday mornings, some of the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Dec 19, 2011

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  • Dec 19, 2011 | 9:19am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 19, 2011 | 1:38pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 19, 2011 | 2:42pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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