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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  Louisiana United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 3,518 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 1,755 49.9 71,468 46.0
Gates 549 15.6 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 666 18.9 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 258 7.3 11,630 7.5
Unknown 215 6.1 5,253 3.4
Special warning 38 1.1 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 26 0.7 1,417 0.9
Other 11 0.3 483 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.