Operation Lifesaver Focuses on Rail Safety this Time of Year

(MISSOURINET) –  National Operation Lifesaver state Operation Lifesaver programs, and rail safety partners across North America are focusing on improving troublesome statistics about railway safety.

Missouri Operation Lifesaver’s Tim Hull, says that in our state – more often collisions occur at crossing equipped with lights and/or gates.

As for the crossings without lights or gates, drivers can get complacent

A recent fatal Amtrak crash in Mendon Missouri is still being investigated – at a crossing without lights and gates.