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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  Michigan United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 5,405 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 1,187 22.0 71,468 46.0
Gates 944 17.5 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 1,384 25.6 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 1,680 31.1 11,630 7.5
Unknown 57 1.1 5,253 3.4
Special warning 97 1.8 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 42 0.8 1,417 0.9
Other 14 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.