NewsBriefs: NTSB Releases 2008 Accident Report to Congress

NewsBriefs: Accident Investigation Dockets Now Available Online

Low-Profile Crash Barriers and End Units Protect Passengers, Sight Lines

NewsBriefs: New Technology Improves Integration of Crash Barriers and Site Needs

NewsBriefs: Toronto Crash Leads to Runway Changes (Yahoo News)

Flood Warning System for the Sutlej River in Remote Northern India
Through a collaborative effort of the Central Water Commission (CWC) of India, the U.S. Agency for International Development (which provided funding for the project), Riverside Technology,...

NewsBriefs: Faulty Railroad Switch Blamed for Train Derailment (British Broadcasting Corporation)

NewsBriefs: Derailment Guards Installed in Japan (Trains Magazine)

Consequences
This chapter examines the impact of Hurricane Katrina, including injury, death, and financial losses....

NewsBriefs: Fatality Rates Rise on U.S. Roads (The Washington Post)

NewsBriefs: Maglev Train Crashes in Germany (The Associated Press)

NewsBriefs: HOV Lanes Ease Congestion But Can Increase Crashes (Dallas Morning News)

NewsBriefs: Highway Fatalities Drop In U.S. (U.S. Department of Transportation)

Court Decisions: Architect Not Liable for Injury Caused During Construction

The Application of Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Suits

Proving Professional Negligence for Jobsite Accidents

NewsBriefs: Highway Fatalities at Record High, Injuries at Record Low (U.S. Department of Transportation)

Up into the Sky
What is the future of the skyscraper? The events of September 11 have sparked numerous questions regarding the history and future of tall buildings in America, and before the World Trade...

Structural Engineering: New Barrier Absorbs Energy from Auto Racing Crashes

Gujarat (Kutch) India M7.7 earthquake of January 26, 2001 and Napa M5.2 earthquake of Sept. 3, 2000
Prepared by the Earthquake Investigation Committee of the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph describes...

 

 

 

 

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