Lisandra Garay-Vega: Before You Get on the Road
By: UMass Amherst Alumni Association Press
Learning from past events is not always easy, but crucial when it comes to public safety. Lisandra Garay-Vega ’04 MS, ’08 PhD, a project manager at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), investigates significant accidents along our nation’s highways, on behalf of the agency, to determine probable cause and issue safety recommendations to help prevent recurrences.
“We are always trying to reduce the number of accidents,” says Garay-Vega. “Our investigations are comprehensive and focus on those things that will help us advance transportation safety nationwide.”