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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  Kentucky United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 2,491 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 1,067 42.8 71,468 46.0
Gates 402 16.1 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 789 31.7 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 53 2.1 11,630 7.5
Unknown 115 4.6 5,253 3.4
Special warning 48 1.9 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 17 0.7 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.