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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  Nebraska United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 3,816 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 2,570 67.3 71,468 46.0
Gates 642 16.8 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 262 6.9 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 217 5.7 11,630 7.5
Unknown 112 2.9 5,253 3.4
Special warning 5 0.1 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 8 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.