Despite federal laws mandating positive train control systems, New Jersey Transit never installed this crucial safety technology on a single railway.
In the wake of yesterday’s fatal train accident, in which one person was killed and 100 more were injured, attorney Mark Sokoloff revisits information he shared concerning train safety last year. As a function of a train’s sheer size, accidents involving them are devastating. This certainly played a role in yesterday’s Hoboken accident, which could possibly have been prevented with the use of positive train control systems. Read Mark’s full article, Enforcement of Rail Safety Improvement Act Necessary in Wake of Train Tragedy for more information.
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