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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  New Mexico United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 776 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 418 53.9 71,468 46.0
Gates 214 27.6 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 104 13.4 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 21 2.7 11,630 7.5
Unknown 8 1.0 5,253 3.4
Special warning 1 0.1 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 6 0.8 1,417 0.9
Other 4 0.5 483 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.