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Debbie Hersman
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Deborah A.P. Hersman is the Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, an independent federal agency charged with investigating major transportation accidents, and issuing safety recommendations aimed at preventing future accidents. Hersman is recognized as one of the nation's most visionary and passionate safety leaders. Among her many initiatives, Hersman has focused attention and actions on distracted driving, impaired driving, child passenger safety, and helping accident victims and their families. She emphasizes the NTSB's role as “the conscience and the compass of the transportation industry.”

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The Line Between Convenience and Distraction

(0) Comments | Posted November 21, 2013 | 11:10 AM

Recently, The Arizona Republic revealed new details of a terrible 18-wheeler crash in May that killed an Arizona Department of Public Safety officer: the truck driver, who faces 20 felony charges including second-degree murder, was using his cell phone to look as risqué photos when he slammed into several vehicles....

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GHSA Chairman's Remarks

(0) Comments | Posted August 30, 2013 | 12:12 PM

Thank you for the kind introduction - it's great to be here in beautiful California - the busiest state when it comes to highway travel. I have worked with GHSA for many years, but the last time I addressed your annual conference was in 2009 in Savannah.

Being here feels...

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