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Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety and Trespass Prevention Infographic

About This Document

Every 210 minutes, someone in America is hit by a train. In the early 1970s, it was every 40 minutes.

Highway-rail crossing and trespasser deaths account for over 95 percent of all rail-related deaths—and most of these deaths are avoidable.

Check out our infographic on Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety and Trespass Prevention. This easy-to-read data visualization shows how U.S. DOT Volpe Center, in support of FRA, is impacting rail safety.

Last updated: Tuesday, January 25, 2022