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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  North Dakota United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 4,328 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 3,606 83.3 71,468 46.0
Gates 387 8.9 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 108 2.5 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 79 1.8 11,630 7.5
Unknown 147 3.4 5,253 3.4
Special warning 1 <0.1 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 0 0.0 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.