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Government Documents - Transportation-related Agencies: National Transportation Safety Board

Describes our holdings of documents related to the USDOT and other transportation agencies dealing with roads, air carriers, maritime commerce, and rail.

Contact NTSB

To report an incident or accident: telephone 1-844-373-9922 or 202-314-6290

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) was established as part of the USDOT in 1966. It became an independent agency in 1975. It investigates accidents involving aircraft, highways, boats, railways, and pipelines.

Charts of US transportation fatalities in 2017

The Government Documents collection includes the following (NTSB) series:

Report NTSB-AMM (TD 1.109/16:) Brief reports of accidents in civil and general aviation.

Railroad accident reports (TD 1.112/5:)

Marine accident reports (TD 1.116:)

Highway accident reports (TD 1.117:)

Pipeline accident reports (TD 1.118:)

NTSB decisions (TD 1.122:)

Government Documents also has many general publications, handbooks, manuals, and other material from NTSB. In addition, we have many Congressional hearings and documents about transportation and pipeline accidents.

Reports on aircraft, highway, and vessel accidents that occurred in Hawaiʻi can be found on the NTSB website or using the resources listed on the Our Holdings tab. 

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