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First Coast News
Folkston school bus driver plows through railroad tracks with red lights on and crossing arms movingJACKSONVILLE, Fl -- Every three hours a person or a vehicle is hit by a train a
First Coast News / Posted 8 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fl -- Every three hours a person or a vehicle is hit by a train according to Operation lifesaver. School bus drivers are trained on how to enter and cross a railroad crossing safely. What happened last Tuesday in the Folkston... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
State to study spike in MBTA commuter rail fatalitiescommuter system's private operator, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 8 days ago
commuter system's private operator, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Samaritans, Inc, a suicide prevention group, Operation Lifesaver, a train safety group, and the state Department of Public Health. Tom Relihan The Enterprise... Read more
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Boston Globe
The state wants to know: Why are so many being killed by MBTA trains?trespassers on the rail tracks, which increased nationally the last two years,
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
trespassers on the rail tracks, which increased nationally the last two years, said Libby Rector Snipe, a spokeswoman for Operation Lifesaver, a group that advocates for rail-safety awareness. These may be people who are walking along railroad... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Commitment to Vision Zero Road Safety Plan Requiredthe kind of safety improvements on and around our roads that can lead to a sign
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
the kind of safety improvements on and around our roads that can lead to a significantly lower road toll. For example, Operation Lifesaver was an alternative to the Puhoi to Wellsford highway that could have been implemented sooner saving... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Volunteers needed - Oct. 1, 2017(701-258-5683) — Janitorial and light maintenance work. For details, email eric
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
(701-258-5683) — Janitorial and light maintenance work. For details, email erickson.e.michael@gmail.com. • North Dakota Operation Lifesaver (701-223-6372) — Help spread the message about railroad safety. • Pride Inc. (701-258-7838) — Support... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Vermont pushes safety on its railsparticipated in “Operation Clear Track” this week. The initiative is part of th
Rutland Herald / Posted 22 days ago
participated in “Operation Clear Track” this week. The initiative is part of the U.S. Rail Safety Week and supported by Operation Lifesaver and Amtrak. Under the plan, authorities hope to reduce pedestrian and driver injuries and... Read more
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New Kerala
Canadian Pacific launches CP RailSense, encourages everyone to be safe around tracks this back-school season - newkerala news #275838zones. "Education is critical to preventing tragedies on the tracks," said Can
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
zones. "Education is critical to preventing tragedies on the tracks," said Canadian Pacific Police Service Chief and Operation Lifesaver board member, Ken Marchant. "The CP RailSense program, through education and targeted communications and... Read more
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Boston Herald
T looks to reverse spike in rail deathsto doing whatever we possibly can to address this increase in numbers,” Transit
Boston Herald / Posted 24 days ago
to doing whatever we possibly can to address this increase in numbers,” Transit Police officer and state coordinator for Operation Lifesaver Dana Nye told the Herald, “but we don’t have an answer to it right now.” MBTA General Manager Luis... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Railroad officials stop in Wausau for Rail Safety Weekrailroad crossing crashes in 2016. Officials said someone in the U.S. is hit b
WAOW Wausau / Posted 24 days ago
railroad crossing crashes in 2016. Officials said someone in the U.S. is hit by a train every three hours. Members of Operation Lifesaver and the area railroad police officer walked the streets and paths of Wausau Wednesday to hand out... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Caltrans Reminds Residents To Be Aware Around Railsa fast moving train may kick up or drop debris. For more safety information, v
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 24 days ago
a fast moving train may kick up or drop debris. For more safety information, visit the Federal Railroad Administration at https://www.fra.dot.gov/Page/P0841 or Operation Lifesaver at https://oli.org/ or http://www.seetracksth... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Operation Lifesaver: Keeping safety on trackSafety Train rumbled back and forth through Manteca for three hours Tuesday mor
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 25 days ago
Safety Train rumbled back and forth through Manteca for three hours Tuesday morning. The 7 to 10 a.m. effort was part of Operation Lifesaver designed to warn and educate motorists and pedestrians alike of the dangers of ignoring rail crossings... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Law enforcement cracking down during U.S. Rail Safety WeekChief Safety and Security Officer Dave Goeres. UTA, UHP and UDOT are all worki
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 25 days ago
Chief Safety and Security Officer Dave Goeres. UTA, UHP and UDOT are all working together with a national group called Operation Lifesaver, and are aiming to educate drivers about how to safely proceed through a railroad crossing. “The rule... Read more
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The Examiner
Focus on rail enforcement locally this weekperson or a vehicle is struck by a train once every three hours on average. Si
The Examiner / Posted 25 days ago
person or a vehicle is struck by a train once every three hours on average. Since mid-July, the non-profit group Missouri Operation Lifesaver has had radio ads with the theme “See tracks? Think Train!” Safety officials also point out that walking... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Railroad safety exercise aims to educate driversAll across the US Tuesday, local police, Amtrak officials, and folks from Opera
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 25 days ago
All across the US Tuesday, local police, Amtrak officials, and folks from Operation Lifesaver took part in a safety exercise meant to increase safety and awareness around railroad tracks. Moss Point resident Mark Cumbest, who works in Gulfport, said... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Railroad safety exercise aims to educate driversAll across the US Tuesday, local police, Amtrak officials, and folks from Opera
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 25 days ago
All across the US Tuesday, local police, Amtrak officials, and folks from Operation Lifesaver took part in a safety exercise meant to increase safety and awareness around railroad tracks. Moss Point resident Mark Cumbest, who works in Gulfport, said... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Officers spend day at railroad crossings to promote safetysafety cards to motorists and pedestrians. “This is our first ever US Rail Saf
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 25 days ago
safety cards to motorists and pedestrians. “This is our first ever US Rail Safety Week,” Executive Director of Arkansas Operation Lifesaver, Sheryl Dudley said. “Today is the actual day for Operation Clear Track. We are working with special... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Weld County, Greeley officials gather in support of National Rail Safety Weekweek marks the first time a national railroad safety week has taken place, said
Greeley Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
week marks the first time a national railroad safety week has taken place, said Mark McCoy, spokesman for Colorado Operation Lifesaver. Previously, many local government entities hosted their own awareness campaigns for railroad safety, but... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
U.S. Rail Safety Week makes mark in Post Fallsmakes mark in... POST FALLS, Idaho - On Tuesday morning, the third day of the
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 25 days ago
makes mark in... POST FALLS, Idaho - On Tuesday morning, the third day of the first U.S. Rail Safety Week (RSW), Idaho Operation Lifesaver, the nonprofit rail safety education organization, joined with Amtrak and local, state, federal and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
California ranks No. 1 for train deaths, "Operation Clear Tracks" tries to curb thatwill join Amtrak and other rail officials on Tuesday to remind people to be saf
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
will join Amtrak and other rail officials on Tuesday to remind people to be safe at railroad crossings. This is part of a nationwide effort hosted by California Operation Lifesaver to raise awareness about railroad safet / KTVU Latest SFGATE v... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
California ranks No. 1 for train deaths, "Operation Clear Tracks" tries to curb thaton Tuesday to remind people to be safe at railroad crossings. This is part of
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 25 days ago
on Tuesday to remind people to be safe at railroad crossings. This is part of a nationwide effort hosted by California Operation Lifesaver to raise awareness about railroad safety and that a person is hit by a train every three hours in the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
U.S. Rail Safety Week brings awareness to train-track dangersraise awareness of the dangers of standing on or near train tracks. The week, w
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
raise awareness of the dangers of standing on or near train tracks. The week, which runs through Saturday, is sponsored by Operation Lifesaver, a rail-safety education nonprofit, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation and other... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Efforts paying off in railroad crossing near Topeka Rescue MissionTopeka railroad crossing that has seen more than its share of tragedies through
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
Topeka railroad crossing that has seen more than its share of tragedies through the years. On Monday, the annual Kansas Operation Lifesaver campaign was launched in a press conference at the Great Overland Station, 701 N. Kansas Ave. Local... Read more
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Boston Globe
MBTA, Keolis, Transit Police push educational campaign on dangers of crossing train tracksseries of educational events during the first national Rail Safety Week, which
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
series of educational events during the first national Rail Safety Week, which is organized by the public safety non-profit Operation Lifesaver. “Across the United States, the tragic reality is that every three hours a person or vehicle is hit by a... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Rail safety awareness week declared by Indiana Governor Holcombproperty. “Train versus car collisions are completely preventable,” states Jes
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 27 days ago
property. “Train versus car collisions are completely preventable,” states Jessica Feder, Executive Director, Indiana Operation Lifesaver. “Indiana law enforcement agencies and railroad special agents will be out monitoring railroad crossings... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Brightline works to raise awareness about danger of train tracksone priority,” Brightline CEO Dave Howard said in a prepared statement released
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 27 days ago
one priority,” Brightline CEO Dave Howard said in a prepared statement released by the company. “Through partnering with Operation Lifesaver to promote National Rail Safety Week, we hope to further equip the general public with the knowledge... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Wisconsin Rail Safety Week comes to Eau ClaireSunday to contribute to Wisconsin Rail Safety Week. The Wisconsin Department of
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 27 days ago
Sunday to contribute to Wisconsin Rail Safety Week. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the railroads and Wisconsin Operation Lifesaver, along with other organizations, have partnered together to help increase awareness about railroad... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Volunteers needed - Sept. 24, 2017(701-258-5683) — Janitorial and light maintenance work. For details, email eric
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
(701-258-5683) — Janitorial and light maintenance work. For details, email erickson.e.michael@gmail.com. • North Dakota Operation Lifesaver (701-223-6372) — Help spread the message about railroad safety. • Pride Inc. (701-258-7838) — Support... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Being safe around trackstracks, the first U.S. Rail Safety Week is happening this year on September 24-
Rutland Herald / Posted 30 days ago
tracks, the first U.S. Rail Safety Week is happening this year on September 24-30. This event is being spearheaded by Operation Lifesaver Inc. in partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation and other safety organizations. Here in... Read more

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