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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  Mississippi United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 2,814 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 1,114 39.6 71,468 46.0
Gates 226 8.0 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 543 19.3 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 679 24.1 11,630 7.5
Unknown 182 6.5 5,253 3.4
Special warning 47 1.7 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 13 0.5 1,417 0.9
Other 10 0.4 483 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.