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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  Maine United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 836 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 275 32.9 71,468 46.0
Gates 74 8.9 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 401 48.0 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 14 1.7 11,630 7.5
Unknown 1 0.1 5,253 3.4
Special warning 71 8.5 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 0 0.0 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.