(SB-09-55) Transportation Fatalities Fall In 2008; NTSB Chairman Vows To ‘Press Hard’ To Continue Trend

(SB-09-55) Transportation Fatalities Fall In 2008; NTSB Chairman Vows To ‘Press Hard’ To Continue Trend

Washington, DC – Transportation fatalities in the United States decreased by almost 10 percent in 2008 from 2007, according to preliminary figures released today by the National Transportation Safety Board. This marks the third consecutive year of decreasing transportation fatalities.