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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  Montana United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 1,491 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 982 65.9 71,468 46.0
Gates 187 12.5 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 166 11.1 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 88 5.9 11,630 7.5
Unknown 54 3.6 5,253 3.4
Special warning 11 0.7 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 3 0.2 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.