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Emergency crews help injured passengers after Metro-North train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station on Dec. 1, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

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Emergency crews help injured passengers after Metro-North train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station on Dec. 1, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

NTSB: First Rule of Accident Club

The National Transportation Safety Board isn’t exactly one of Washington’s most powerful agencies. That becomes clear in the number of its recommendations that regulators ignore. One thing it can control is how its investigations are conducted. First rule of the...

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The interlock ignition system which requires the driver to blow into a tube to prove sobriety before driving.

Photograph by Jim Mone/AP Photo

The interlock ignition system which requires the driver to blow into a tube to prove sobriety before driving.

Ignition Interlocks for First-Time DUI Offenders?

AAA, the motorist group with more than 53 million members, is endorsing the National Transportation Safety Board’s call for mandatory use of ignition interlock devices for all drunken-driving offenders. AAA issued its statement five days before New Year’s Eve, which...

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