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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  Missouri United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 4,709 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 2,663 56.6 71,468 46.0
Gates 639 13.6 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 917 19.5 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 125 2.7 11,630 7.5
Unknown 217 4.6 5,253 3.4
Special warning 93 2.0 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 54 1.1 1,417 0.9
Other 1 <0.1 483 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.