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National Transportation Safety Board

Pilot was on his way to breakfast when aircraft crashed

A pilot killed Sunday when his ultralight aircraft crashed in a LaPorte County cornfield was on his way to have breakfast with another man flying with him in a separate aircraft.

July 22, 2013 11:25 am

EDITORIAL: Ignition interlock devices are key to safety

One of the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendations for decreasing the number of traffic fatalities seems dead on arrival in the Indiana General Assembly. But that shouldn't stop the state from following up on another suggestion.

May 22, 2013 12:00 am
Indiana lawmakers unlikely to adopt lower drunken driving threshold

Indiana lawmakers unlikely to adopt lower drunken driving threshold

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's federal-phobic Legislature likely won't follow a national safety panel's recommendation that states reduce their drunken driving limits to 0.05 blood alcohol content from 0.08.

May 19, 2013 5:30 pm Related

Lower drunk-driving limit gets mixed reviews in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD | A proposal to toughen drunk-driving laws is getting mixed reviews among Illinois legislators, top state officials and local police.

May 15, 2013 8:15 pm

NWI officials want safety assurances on new oil pipeline

Officials in three counties and an environmental conservation organization support the plan to replace Enbridge Energy Partners LP's aging Line 6B oil pipeline with a new state-of-the-art system.

October 14, 2012 12:00 am

FAA says changes cut risk of O'Hare collisions

CHICAGO | New air traffic control procedures have been put in place at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to try to eliminate the risk of midair collisions over a pair of runways, after two near misses last year raised serious concerns, federal officials said Wednesday.

September 27, 2012 12:00 am

Enbridge planning $1.9 billion in pipeline replacement projects

Enbridge Energy Partners LP expects to begin construction this year on part of a $1.9 billion effort to replace a pipeline originating in Griffith that had a segment rupture and release more than 800,000 gallons of oil in southwest Michigan in July 2010.

July 09, 2012 6:00 pm
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