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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  South Carolina United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 2,979 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 1,135 38.1 71,468 46.0
Gates 803 27.0 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 490 16.4 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 402 13.5 11,630 7.5
Unknown 20 0.7 5,253 3.4
Special warning 127 4.3 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 2 0.1 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.