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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  Delaware United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 306 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 48 15.7 71,468 46.0
Gates 49 16.0 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 168 54.9 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 4 1.3 11,630 7.5
Unknown 15 4.9 5,253 3.4
Special warning 21 6.9 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 1 0.3 1,417 0.9
Other 0 0.0 483 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.