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  • Safer Rail Tank Cars
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    Safer Rail Tank Cars

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    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Canada’s Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt held a press conference to announce the next generation of stronger, safer rail tank cars for the…

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  • Secretary Foxx on Commercial Drone Guidelines
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    Secretary Foxx on Commercial Drone Guidelines

    A conference call with Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on a proposed framework of Federal Aviation Administration regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft…

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  • National Distracted Driving Initiative
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    National Distracted Driving Initiative

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood spoke to reporters and answered questions about a proposed national strategy for ending distracted driving and specific anti-distracted driving…

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  •  Distracted Driving Challenges
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    Distracted Driving Challenges

    Panelists talked about confronting distracted driving challenges. They focused on issues such as employer and carrier policies, technology, regulation, and research. They responded to…

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  • Distracted Driving Summit Communications Strategy
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    Distracted Driving Summit, Communications Strategy

    Panelists talked about combating the problem of distracted driving through driver education programs and the development of communications strategies media technology. This program was part…

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  • Distracted Driving Summit Legislative Initiatives
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    Distracted Driving Summit, Legislative Initiatives

    Panelists spoke at a distracted driving summit on efforts at the national, state and local level to reduce potentially dangerous behaviors such as talking on cell phones while driving. They…

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  • Senator Amy Klobuchar on Distracted Driving
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    Senator Amy Klobuchar on Distracted Driving

    Senator Klobuchar (D-MN) spooke about the problem of distracted driving, driver education, and highway safety. Her remarks were part of the opening of a summit on distracted driving hosted…

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  • Distracted Driving Summit Opening Remarks
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    Distracted Driving Summit, Opening Remarks

    Secretaries LaHood and Solis spoke at a distracted driving summit on efforts at the national, state and local level to reduce potentially dangerous behaviors such as talking on cell phones…

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  • Airline Safety Regulations
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    Airline Safety Regulations

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Randy Babbitt announced new rules for preventing airline pilot fatigue. They also answered questions…

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  • Domestic HighSpeed Rail Manufacturing
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    Domestic High-Speed Rail Manufacturing

    Following introductory remarks by Secretary Ray LaHood and other officials, participants spoke about railroad manufacturing, the use of high-speed rail, and the potential impact of improved…

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  • Public Awareness and Education
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    Public Awareness and Education

    Panelists at a day-long conference on distracted driving focused on public safety education and awareness programs. Among the topics they addressed were the use of cellular devices while…

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  • Distracted Driving Conference Day 2
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    Distracted Driving Conference, Day 2

    The Department of Transportation held a summit on reducing the growing safety risk that distracted driving is imposing on our nation’s roads. This was the second day of the summit. Senators…

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  • Driver Distraction Definitions and Data
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    Driver Distraction Definitions and Data

    Panelists talked about definitions of and data on driver distractions and inattention. Topics included actions that constituted driver distraction, data on the extent of the issue, and the…

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  • Technology and Distracted Driving
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    Technology and Distracted Driving

    A panel focused on distractions caused by technology and on efforts that have been made (or are needed) to assess and reduce the negative impact of distractions caused by current and…

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  • Risks of Distracted Driving
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    Risks of Distracted Driving

    Panelists spoke about research on distracted driving and safe driving practices. They spoke about a number of topics including experimental research, industry self reporting, collision…

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  • Distracted Driving Summit
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    Distracted Driving Summit

    The Department of Transportation held a day-long summit on reducing the growing safety risk that distracted driving is imposing on our nation’s roads. Secretary LaHood opened the summit, promising…

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  • Department of Transportation Programs
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    Department of Transportation Programs

    President Barack Obama and Vice President Biden Tuesday announced the release of $28 billion from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to states and local transportation…

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  • Traffic Fatality Data
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    Traffic Fatality Data

    Secretary Peters talked about new traffic fatality data and enforcement efforts to make local roads safer during the summer travel season. She spoke after meeting with officers at a police…

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  • Vehicle Crash Tests
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    Vehicle Crash Tests

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration held a public meeting to review new ways to conduct vehicle crash tests and to improve its New Car Assesment Program. Ms. Nason moderated…

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  • Vehicle Crash Tests
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    Vehicle Crash Tests

    Secretary Peters spoke at a public hearing held by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to review new ways to conduct vehicle crash tests and to improve its New Car Assessment…

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