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Railroad Statistics


Some interesting statistics evolving railroad properties and at railroad crossings

* Most collisions with trains occur with trains traveling under 30 mph.
* 64% of all collisions with trains occur in daylight hours.
* Most collisions with trains occur within 25 miles of the drivers home.
* 25% of all collisions with trains occur when the vehicle runs into the train.
* Nearly 50% of all collisions with trains occur at crossings equipped with automatic warning devices.
* You are 40 times more likely to die in a collision with a train than in a collision involving a motor vehicle.
* More than nine times per week, a truck with a trailer and a train collide.
* Since 1990, there have been over 5,000 people killed while trespassing on railroad rights-of-way and property.
* In the United States two people die every day in collisions with trains at grade crossings.

Railroad Facts

* There are over 200,000 miles of railroad track in the United States.
* There are over 260,000 grade crossings in the United States.
* A freight train traveling at 55 mph, or an 8 car passenger train moving at 79 mph, can take a mile or more to stop.

Provided by Operation Lifesaver. Operation Lifesaver is a national, non-profit, public education program dedicated to ending collisions, deaths and injuries on railroads property.






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