FRA Develops Model State Legislation to Improve Safety at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings

The model legislation is intended to help states address obstructions limiting a driver’s view of an oncoming train. Between 2001 and 2005 reports show that 689 collisions resulting in 242 injuries and 87 fatalities occurred at highway-rail grade crossings with sight obstructions.

Click here to view the release from the FRA.

Click here to read the legislation.

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