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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  Tennessee United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 3,206 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 1,522 47.5 71,468 46.0
Gates 399 12.4 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 662 20.6 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 167 5.2 11,630 7.5
Unknown 242 7.5 5,253 3.4
Special warning 175 5.5 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 38 1.2 1,417 0.9
Other 1 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.