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Fewer Near-Crashes On Runways

Airplanes at airport

The FAA reports that a substantial decrease has occured in the number of of near-collisions of airliners on the ground. It could be the result of a statistical hickup or the current reduction in airtravel, but the FAA states it is most likely the result of new policies addopted in 2007. Those safety improvements included new technology, revised taxi procedures and various improvements made by the airlines and airports. Read more at the Washington Post.