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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  Nevada United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 301 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 129 42.9 71,468 46.0
Gates 129 42.9 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 23 7.6 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 10 3.3 11,630 7.5
Unknown 5 1.7 5,253 3.4
Special warning 4 1.3 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 1 0.3 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.