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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  Ohio United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 6,412 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 2,725 42.5 71,468 46.0
Gates 2,160 33.7 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 1,170 18.2 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 170 2.7 11,630 7.5
Unknown 82 1.3 5,253 3.4
Special warning 74 1.2 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 21 0.3 1,417 0.9
Other 10 0.2 483 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.