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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  Kansas United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 6,601 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 4,546 68.9 71,468 46.0
Gates 952 14.4 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 606 9.2 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 255 3.9 11,630 7.5
Unknown 114 1.7 5,253 3.4
Special warning 71 1.1 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 45 0.7 1,417 0.9
Other 12 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.