Category Archives: Behind-the-Scene

Episode 48: James Anderson

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @ NTSB, we have a conversation with James Anderson, the Audio Visual Communication Specialist in the NTSB Office of Safety Recommendations and Communications and the Producer of the NTSB podcast. James shares how he got interested in audio and video production, his career path to the NTSB, and some notable projects he’s worked on at the agency.

You can view the video James produced about the NTSB investigation of the Sinking of US cargo Vessel El Faro, on our YouTube channel.

To learn more about the work of the NTSB visit our YouTube channel.

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Episode 47: Mt. Pleasant Township, PA Crash Investigation

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @NTSB, Highway Factors Investigator, Dan Walsh discusses the 2020 multi-vehicle crash investigation near Mt. Pleasant Township, PA, and we explore the safety issues and safety recommendations issued as a result of our investigation.

The NTSB final report for the Multivehicle Crash Near Mt. Pleasant
Township, Pennsylvania, mentioned in this episode is available on our website.

For more information about the NTSB Most Wanted List visit our website.

To learn more about the NTSB Safe System Approach Roundtable Series visit our website. Recordings of each installment of the series are available on our YouTube channel.

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Episode 46: Chair Jennifer Homendy

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @NTSB, Chair Jennifer Homendy reflects on her NTSB journey so far, her transition from Board Member to Chair, and talks about our Most Wanted List of transportation safety improvements, the Safe System Approach, and what she hopes to see accomplished to improve transportation safety as head of the agency.

For more information about the NTSB Most Wanted List visit our website.

To learn more about the NTSB Safe System Approach Roundtable Series hosted by Chair Homendy visit our website. Recordings of each installment of the series are available on our YouTube channel.

The previously released podcast episodes featuring Chair Homendy are available on our website.

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EPISODE 45: MOST WANTED LIST – VULNERABLE ROAD USERS AND SPEEDING

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @ NTSB, we talk with Mike Fox and Steve Prouty, Highway Crash Investigators, Nathan Doble, Transportation Research Analyst and Brittany Rawlinson, Statistician about the 2021-2022 Most Wanted List safety items Implement a Comprehensive Strategy to Eliminate Speeding-Related Crashes and Protect Vulnerable Road Users through a Safe System Approach.

For more information about the NTSB Most Wanted List visit our website.

The NTSB safety research reports mentioned in this episode are available on our website.

The previously released podcast episodes featuring Mike Fox are available on our website.

The previously released podcast episode featuring Nathan Doble is available on our website.

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EPISODE 44: TEEN DRIVER SAFETY

October 17-23, 2021 was designated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as Teen Driver Safety Week, a time dedicated to raising awareness of preventive measures that can be taken to eliminate teen injuries and fatalities on American roadways.

In this episode of Behind-the-Scene @ NTSB, State and Local Liaison Steve Blackistone, Chief of the Safety Advocacy Division Nicholas Worrell, Senior Highway Crash Investigator Kenny Bragg, and Safety Advocate Bryan Delaney discuss NTSB’s long history of advocating for preventive measures that would mitigate teen traffic crashes including eliminating distractions, fatigue, and impairment, reducing speeds, occupant protection, and implementation of robust Graduated Driver License (GDL) laws. They also discuss the recent NTSB Teen Driver Safety Roundtable series and the importance of recognizing that traffic crashes are a leading cause of death for teens and encouraging teens and parents to speak up about safe driving behaviors among teens.

To learn more about our Teen Driver Safety Week Roundtable Series and to access recordings of the events visit the event page.

The previously released podcast episodes featuring Kenny Bragg are available on our website.

The previously released podcast episodes featuring Nicholas Worrell are available on our website.

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