Table 2-12: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2000

Table 2-12: Warning Devices at Public Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: 2000

Excel | CSV

  South Dakota United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 2,140 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 1,824 85.2 71,468 46.0
Gates 17 0.8 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 194 9.1 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 29 1.4 11,630 7.5
Unknown 75 3.5 5,253 3.4
Special warning 0 0.0 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 1 <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.