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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  Florida United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 3,951 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 876 22.2 71,468 46.0
Gates 2,243 56.8 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 543 13.7 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 130 3.3 11,630 7.5
Unknown 53 1.3 5,253 3.4
Special warning 86 2.2 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 14 0.4 1,417 0.9
Other 6 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.