Deborah Hersman

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    National Transportation Safety Board Chairwoman Deborah Hersman calls Thursday for a probe of the government agency charged with ensuring the safety of tour buses, saying its own look into four crashes that killed 25 people raises "serious questions" about how well the agency is doing its job. (Associated press)



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    National Transportation Safety Board Chairwoman Deborah Hersman discusses in Washington on Tuesday the NTSB's recommendation to ban all cellphone use by drivers except for emergencies. (Associated Press)


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    National Transportation Safety Board Chair Deborah Hersman speaks Dec. 13, 2011, during a news conference in Washington to discuss the board's recommendation to ban all cellphone and portable electronic device use by drivers except for emergencies. (Associated Press)


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    NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman said it is rare for an investigation as long as the one into the crash that killed Sen. Ted Stevens without coming to a conclusion. (Associated Press)


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    National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah Hersman and Peter Pantuso, president of the American Bus Association, testified Wednesday at a Senate transportation subcommittee hearing on improving the safety of passengers on the country's large buses, or motorcoaches. Crashes in the past decade have taken dozens of lives. (Associated Press)


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    NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman assails the safety-related shortcomings of the Washington Metrorail system at a Tuesday hearing on the findings of the board's probe of the deadly June 2009 train collision. (Associated Press)


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    National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chair Deborah Hersman presides at a meeting on the investigation findings and safety issues of the June 22, 2009 collision of two Washington Metrorail trains, Tuesday, July 27, 2010, at the NTSB in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)


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