US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) chairman Deborah Hersman said the enactment of rules to prohibit airline passengers from carrying children under two years of age in their laps is one of her biggest pieces of unfinished business as she prepares to leave the board after 10 years. “I could not have imagined in 2004 that in 2014 we would still be talking about this issue,” Hersman said in an April 21 address to the National Press Club in Washington. “It is one of ...

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