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February 01, 2002  |   Comments (0)   |   Post a comment

5 Rail-Crossing Safety Questions


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Dedicated to ending collisions and fatalities at highway-rail grade crossings, Operation Lifesaver Inc. teaches drivers to understand what to do at crossings and around railroad tracks. Here are some questions that test rail-crossing safety knowledge: 1) Some vehicles must stop at all highway-rail grade crossings. These include: A) Vehicles with paying passengers B) School buses C) Hazardous materials carriers D) All of the above 2) Most grade crossing crashes involve drivers living within __ mile(s) of the accident location? A) 1 B) 5 C) 25 D) 50 3) The principal contributing cause in vehicle-train crashes is: A) The inability of the train to stop quickly B) Driver error C) Intoxication D) Weather conditions 4) A passenger train with eight cars traveling at 80 miles per hour requires a distance of __ to stop? A) 2 miles B) 2/3 mile C) 1 mile D) 10 miles 5) You are driving across tracks. The flasher lights start flashing; the gates are coming down. You should __? A) Keep going B) Back up C) Stop D) Abandon bus Answers: (D), (C), (B), (C), (A) Source: State of South Dakota Office of Railroads


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