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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  Texas United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 12,067 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 6,229 51.6 71,468 46.0
Gates 3,109 25.8 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 1,713 14.2 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 307 2.5 11,630 7.5
Unknown 543 4.5 5,253 3.4
Special warning 98 0.8 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 60 0.5 1,417 0.9
Other 8 0.1 483 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.