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The Boeing 737 Max Crisis is a Leadership Failure
Via: New York Times (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/17/opinion/boeing-737-max.html) By Jim Hall and Peter Goelz We’ve seen this before: A Boeing airliner crashes, killing all aboard. Investigators believe a design flaw in the aircraft played a major role in the accident, but Boeing blames the pilots. Eventually, the design flaw is corrected, but not before another plane crashes, leaving […]
At least 35 people suffered injuries after an Air Canada flight hit a severe patch of turbulence.
The plane – which had 284 people on board – was travelling from Vancouver to Sydney on Thursday but had to be diverted to Hawaii.
New rules could ease trucker regulations
Commercial drivers in Texas and throughout the country could soon see a change to current hours-of-service rules. As they are written today, drivers can remain on duty for no longer than 14 hours at a time.
Boeing gives $100m to help 737 Max crash families
Via BBC News (https://www.bbc.com/news/business-48859463) By Russell Hotten Boeing is giving $100m (£80m) to help families affected by the two crashes of the company’s 737 Max planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The payment, stretching over several years, is independent of lawsuits filed in the wake of the disasters, which together killed 346 people. The money will […]
Drunk driver prevention systems a must, says MADD president
On behalf of Husain Law + Associates, P.C. posted in car accidents on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. At a congressional hearing in May 2019, the president of Mothers Against Drunk Driving called for automakers to put more effort into making drunk driver prevention systems. Drunk driving is a serious issue, contributing to 29% of all roadway fatalities in Texas […]
‘Sully’ Sullenberger Tells Congress Deadly Boeing 737 Max Crashes ‘Should Never Have Happened’
Retired airline captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the pilot best known for safely landing a disabled plane on the Hudson River in 2009, told Congress on Wednesday that a pair of recent Boeing 737 Max jetliner crashes “should never have happened”-and possibly could have been avoided with better safety processes and pilot training.
Boeing CEO concedes ‘mistake’ with planes in 2 fatal crashes
The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes of the top-selling plane killed 346 people, and he promised transparency as the U.S. aircraft maker tries to get the grounded model back in flight.
Speed limits are on the rise, and so are deadly car accidents
It often seems as if everyone in Texas is in a hurry. Whether parents are frantically trying to get all of their kids to their extracurricular activities or college students are hurrying to their part-time jobs in between classes, getting from point A to point B as quickly as possible ranks high on most people’s […]
Inside the Effort to Fix the Troubled Boeing 737 MAX
After takeoff, the Boeing 737 suddenly warns pilots that the plane is about to lose lift and stall, an erroneous signal from a bad sensor.
Safety is critical for rear seat passengers
The summer months mean that more people in Texas are taking to the road for trips, holidays and vacations. However, safety experts warn about the danger of serious car accidents in these heavily traveled months.