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Senator, Teaching Train Safety, Almost Struck By Train
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) was nearly hit by an Amtrak train on Friday -- during a press conference about the importance of commuter rail safety.
Watch This Senator Almost Get Hit By A Train During A Train Safety Press Conference
“The sheer number of violations is staggering -- 139 violations totaling $552,000 in fines since 2004 -- encompassing serious
Driver Of Metro-North Train That Derailed, Killing 4 Passengers, Had Undiagnosed Sleep Disorder: NTSB
By Reuters, Reuters
Before the accident, doctors had diagnosed Rockefeller as obese and having hypothyroidism, high cholesterol, low testosterone
Train Engineers Prone To 'Microsleep' Spells, Experts Say
"I have nodded off, just as thousands of rail workers do every hour," John Paul Wight, an engineer for CSX Corp., one of
Should We Blame the Engineer for Falling Asleep at the Train Controls?
Christopher M. Barnes
Associate Professor of Management
When employees fall asleep on the job, this should be an indicator that perhaps the work system is scheduled in a manner that is incompatible with circadian processes and sleep needs of employees.
What It'd Really Take To Curb Drowsy Driving
In the wake of the news that sleep deprivation may have possibly played a role in Sunday's deadly train derailment in New
What The Rail Industry Can Do To Prevent Sleeping Workers
Clarification: Language has been amended in the headline for consistency with the article. Similarly, in 2011, the FAA moved
Metro-North Engineer Fell Asleep During Fatal Train Derailment
Investigators believe the motorman at the controls in the deadly Metro-North Railroad derailment in the Bronx Sunday dozed off for a few fateful moments and woke up too late to stop the speeding train from hurtling off the tracks, DNAinfo New York has learned.
William Rockefeller, Metro-North Engineer, Fell Asleep Before Fatal Train Derailment: Report
Rockefeller was among those released from the hospital Monday. He remained in seclusion as the crippled trains were being
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