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Coast Guard: Duck boat changes needed after Missouri sinking

The U.S. Coast Guard agrees that canopies and side curtains should be removed from amphibious tour vehicles known as stretch duck boats, according to documents released Tuesday following an investigation into a deadly accident two summers ago on a Missouri ...

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NTSB: Tesla Autopilot, distracted driver caused fatal crash

Tesla’s partially automated driving system steered an electric SUV into a concrete barrier on a Silicon Valley freeway because it was operating under conditions it couldn’t handle and because the driver likely was distracted by playing a game on his ...

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NTSB: Tesla Autopilot, distracted driver caused fatal crash

Tesla’s partially automated driving system steered an electric SUV into a concrete barrier on a Silicon Valley freeway because it was operating under conditions it couldn’t handle and because the driver likely was distracted by playing a game on his ...

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NTSB: Coast Guard ignored duck boat safety proposals

Branson duck boat

Federal transportation safety investigators criticized the U.S. Coast Guard Wednesday for ignoring suggestions over nearly two decades to improve tourist duck boats, changes they say might have prevented last year’s Missouri accident that killed 17 people. The National Transportation Safety ...

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Agency: All states should require bicyclists to wear helmets

A government agency is recommending that all 50 states enact laws requiring bicyclists to wear helmets to stem an increase in bicycle deaths on U.S. roadways. The recommendation was among several issued by the National Transportation Safety Board after a ...

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Agency: All states should require bicyclists to wear helmets

A government agency is recommending that all 50 states enact laws requiring bicyclists to wear helmets to stem an increase in bicycle deaths on U.S. roadways. The recommendation was among several issued by the National Transportation Safety Board after a ...

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