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Call for lithium-ion battery transport loophole to be closed after battery blaze

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 15:06 -- Paul Crompton

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is calling for a safety loophole to be closed after a fire destroyed a truck transporting large format lithium-ion batteries.

Recommendations by the independent US government agency responsible for investigating civil transportation have been made to address “gaps in the existing regulations” uncovered during the inquiry into the fire in Canada.

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