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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  Wisconsin United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 4,314 100.0 155,370 100.0
Cross bucks 1,820 42.2 71,468 46.0
Gates 575 13.3 34,296 22.1
Flashing lights 1,216 28.2 27,100 17.4
Stop signs 494 11.5 11,630 7.5
Unknown 70 1.6 5,253 3.4
Special warning 99 2.3 3,723 2.4
HWTS, WW, bells 40 0.9 1,417 0.9
Other 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.