Each year (now every other year) the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) releases a list of items that it feels should be priorities for increasing safety in the national transportation system. This year, as in the recent past, General Aviation(GA) is on the list in the area of Loss of Control in Flight. While the GA Loss of Control accidents have been declining, the NTSB feels that there is still much room for improvement.
Here is their assessment. [Download as a pdf.]