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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • Marine Casualty Reporting Property Damage Thresholds

    The Coast Guard proposes to amend the monetary property damage threshold amounts for reporting a marine casualty, and for reporting a type of marine casualty called a ``serious marine incident'' (SMI). The initial regulations setting these dollar threshold amounts were promulgated in the early1980s and they have not been updated. Because the...

  • Marine Casualties and Investigations; Chemical Testing Following Serious Marine Incidents

    This final rule revises Coast Guard requirements for alcohol testing after a serious marine incident to ensure that mariners or their employees involved in a serious marine incident are tested for alcohol use within 2 hours of the occurrence of the incident as required under the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1998. This final rule also...

  • Reporting Marine Casualties

    The Coast Guard is amending its regulations governing marine casualty reporting requirements by adding ``significant harm to the environment'' as a reportable marine casualty, and by requiring certain foreign flag vessels, such as oil tankers, to report marine casualties that occur in waters subject to U.S. jurisdiction, but beyond U.S....

  • Locomotive Event Recorders

    FRA is issuing revisions to the regulations governing locomotive event recorders to improve the crashworthiness of railroad locomotive event recorders and to enhance the quality of information available for post-accident investigations. FRA is amending its existing regulations in four major ways: By requiring that a new locomotive have an event...

  • Locomotive Event Recorders

    To improve the crashworthiness of railroad locomotive event recorders and to enhance the quality of information available for post- accident investigations, FRA proposes to amend its existing regulations in four major ways: By requiring that new locomotives have event recorders with ``hardened'' memory modules, proven by a requirement that the...

  • Marine Casualties and Investigations; Chemical Testing Following Serious Marine Incidents

    The Coast Guard proposes changing the alcohol testing requirements for commercial vessels following a serious marine incident. The 1998 Coast Guard Authorization Act requires the Coast Guard to establish procedures ensuring alcohol testing is conducted within two hours of a serious marine casualty. The Coast Guard proposes to establish...

  • Chemical Testing

    The Coast Guard revises its chemical drug testing regulations to conform with the Department of Transportation's (DOT) final rule on drug testing procedures published in the Federal Register on December 19, 2000. The Coast Guard amends the regulations on Marine Casualties and Investigations and Chemical Testing by removing obsolete sections and...

  • Chemical Testing

    <RM>The Coast Guard proposes to revise its chemical drug testing regulations to conform with the Department of Transportation's (DOT) final rule on drug testing procedures published in the <CS>Federal Register <RM>on December 19, 2000. The Coast Guard proposes to amend the regulations on Marine Casualties and Investigations and Chemical Testing...

  • Technical Amendments; Organizational Changes; Miscellaneous Editorial Changes and Conforming Amendments

    This rule makes editorial and technical changes throughout title 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) to update the title before it is recodified on October 1, 2000. It corrects addresses, updates cross-references, makes conforming amendments, and makes other technical corrections. This rule will have no substantive effect on the...

Showing 1-9 of 9 results since 1994.