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** FILE ** This photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board shows a post-accident view of the vehicles from a wrong-way collision in Fountain, Colo., on Sept. 24, 2011. Hundreds of people are killed each a year when drivers turn the wrong way into the face of oncoming traffic on high-speed highways, and a majority of the crashes involves drivers with blood alcohol levels more than twice the legal limit, a federal accident researcher said. (Associated Press/National Transportation Safety Board)

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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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** FILE ** This photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, shows the wreckage of a helicopter that crashed near Mosby, Mo., on Aug. 26, 2011. The pilot of an emergency medical helicopter may have been distracted by text messages when he failed to refuel his helicopter and misjudged how far he could fly before running out of fuel. (AP Photo/NTSB)

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** FILE ** This photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, shows the wreckage of a helicopter that crashed near Mosby, Mo., on Aug. 26, 2011. The pilot of an emergency medical helicopter may have been distracted by text messages when he failed to refuel his helicopter and misjudged how far he could fly before running out of fuel. (AP Photo/NTSB)

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In this image released by the National Transportation Safety Board and released Jan. 11, 2013, NTSB Investigator Mike Bauer works inside the Boeing 787 "Dreamliner" airplane under investigation at Boston's Logan Airport on Jan. 8. (Associated Press/NTSB)

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In this image released by the National Transportation Safety Board and released Jan. 11, 2013, NTSB Investigator Mike Bauer works inside the Boeing 787 "Dreamliner" airplane under investigation at Boston's Logan Airport on Jan. 8. (Associated Press/NTSB)

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A Walker County sheriff's deputy lifts crime-scene tape for investigators on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, as National Transportation Safety Board officials continue to investigate the fatal crash Tuesday night of a small plane that was reported stolen near Jasper, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Joe Songer)

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**FILE** This photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), shows a post-accident view of the vehicles from a wrong-way collision in Fountain, Colo., on Sept. 24, 2011. Hundreds of people are killed each a year when drivers turn the wrong-way into the face of oncoming traffic on high-speed highways, and a majority of the crashes involves drivers with blood alcohol levels more than twice the legal limit, a federal accident researcher said. (Associated Press/NTSB)

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** FILE ** This photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board shows a post-accident view of the vehicles from a wrong-way collision in Fountain, Colo., on Sept. 24, 2011. Hundreds of people are killed each a year when drivers turn the wrong way into the face of oncoming traffic on high-speed highways, and a majority of the crashes involves drivers with blood alcohol levels more than twice the legal limit, a federal accident researcher said. (Associated Press/National Transportation Safety Board)

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Deborah A.P. Hersman is chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. (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)