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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  Oregon United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 2,309 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 863 37.4 71,468 46.0
Gates 575 24.9 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 136 5.9 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 435 18.8 11,630 7.5
Unknown 123 5.3 5,253 3.4
Special warning 90 3.9 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 44 1.9 1,417 0.9
Other 43 1.9 483 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.