Highway-Rail Grade Crossing and
Trespasser Awareness Safety

Frequently Asked Questions



What are engineers most afraid of hitting at the crossing?
Why can't long freight trains clear the crossings faster?
Why do trains have the right-of way?
What number do I call to Get a train stopped when there is an emergency?
Why aren't there reflectors on the sides of rail cars?
Who do I call to report a malfunctioning signal?
What should I do when the signals are on and no train is visible?
Why do trains have to blow their horns at crossings with automatic signals?
Who do I contact to complain about visibility problems at crossings?
Is a driver in violation of the law when stopping a vehicle on a crossing?
Can I use the railroad tracks to access a remote area if I'm careful?


Wyoming Operation Lifesaver, Inc.
Darrell Real - State Coordinator
P.O. Box 681
342 Highridge Cir.
Wright, WY 82732
Phone (307) 680-0146 | Fax (307) 464-6000

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