Railroad Grade Crossings

In the first panel, witnesses testified about the problem of accidents at railroad grade crossings and discussed solutions. Pictures… read more

In the first panel, witnesses testified about the problem of accidents at railroad grade crossings and discussed solutions. Pictures were shown of an Illinois accident in which a truck attempted to cross a railroad grade and was struck by a train. Ms. Molitoris talked about the plan that the administration had implemented to prevent railroad crossing accidents. In the second panel, witnesses talked about causes of railroad crossing accidents and discussed solutions. Ms. Hall talked about driver impatience and driver inattention which are the most serious problems with trying to education the public about railroad grade crossings. She discussed “Operation Lifesaver” which is an organization dedicated to educating the public about railroad crossing safety. Mr. Parker discussed the need for a standardized driving test that teaches people about railroad crossing dangers. close

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  • Dettman, Charles Executive Vice President Association of American Railroads->Safety and Operations
  • Hall, Gerri Official Operation Lifesaver
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Railroad Grade Crossings

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Program ID:
122048-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 25, 1999
Last Aired:
Apr 9, 1999

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  • Mar 25, 1999 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 25, 1999 | 10:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 27, 1999 | 3:24pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 08, 1999 | 2:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 09, 1999 | 1:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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