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NTSB: Federal government should assume oversight of Metrorail (access required)

WASHINGTON — Federal investigators recommended Wednesday that the federal government assume oversight of Washington’s troubled subway system, an unprecedented step for an urban mass transit network. The National Transportation Safety Board said the Federal Railroad Commission should take over safety ...

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Baltimore County school system awarded DOJ grant to conduct safety study

The Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice announced on Wednesday it has awarded the Baltimore County Public Schools and its research partner, the University of Maryland, Baltimore, nearly $2 million to study school safety by focusing on students with ...

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U.S. to require rearview cameras in new vehicles

The Transportation Department issued a rule Monday that will require rearview technology in many new vehicles — an effort to reduce deaths and serious injuries caused by backup accidents.

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