Keywords: Railroad trespassing, trespass prevention, right-of-way trespass, railroad safety, stakeholder engagement
Abstract: This report shows the benefits of, document the lessons learned from, and provide recommendations for the implementation and evaluation of trespass prevention strategies.
This report shows the benefits of, document the lessons learned from, and provide recommendations for the implementation and evaluation of trespass prevention strategies.
Keywords: Highway-rail, grade crossing, driver behavior, safety, signage, LED-enhanced signs, violations, traffic queue detection
Abstract: Laser-triggered LED-enhanced “DO NOT STOP ON TRACKS” signs may reduce grade crossing highway vehicle queueing.
Keywords: Highway-rail grade crossing, grade crossing, safety, driver behavior, ENS, Emergency Notification System
Abstract: FRA studied participants exposed to Emergency Notification System signs of different orientations (parallel and perpendicular to the tracks) and various highway-rail grade...
Keywords: New Model for Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Accident Prediction and Severity
Abstract: FRA sponsored a research project to develop a new Accident Prediction and Severity Model for highway-rail grade crossings.
Keywords: Grade crossing, traffic control device, average annual daily traffic, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, vehicle miles traveled, freight train miles
Abstract: Researchers used both naturalistic driving and simulator data to evaluate driver behavior at grade crossings. Most drivers did not look for trains or prepare to stop regardless...