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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  Colorado United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 1,943 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 937 48.2 71,468 46.0
Gates 382 19.7 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 248 12.8 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 237 12.2 11,630 7.5
Unknown 65 3.3 5,253 3.4
Special warning 34 1.7 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 37 1.9 1,417 0.9
Other 3 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.