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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  Rhode Island United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 118 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 7 5.9 71,468 46.0
Gates 16 13.6 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 24 20.3 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 5 4.2 11,630 7.5
Unknown 22 18.6 5,253 3.4
Special warning 22 18.6 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 22 18.6 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.