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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  Indiana United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 6,478 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 2,229 34.4 71,468 46.0
Gates 1,483 22.9 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 1,542 23.8 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 924 14.3 11,630 7.5
Unknown 131 2.0 5,253 3.4
Special warning 72 1.1 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 90 1.4 1,417 0.9
Other 7 0.1 483 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.