Table 2-12: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2000

Table 2-12: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2000

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  California United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 7,844 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 2,860 36.5 71,468 46.0
Gates 3,138 40.0 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 1,004 12.8 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 329 4.2 11,630 7.5
Unknown 175 2.2 5,253 3.4
Special warning 42 0.5 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 281 3.6 1,417 0.9
Other 15 0.2 483 0.3

KEY: HWTS = highway traffic signals, WW = wigwags

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railway Administration, Office of Railway Safety, Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 2000, Washington, DC: 2001, table 9-4, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/officeofsafety as of Nov. 21, 2001.