TALLAHASSEE, FL. (WTXL) - June 3rd marks International Level Crossing Awareness Day. The goal is to promote railroad safety across the board.
Florida had 10 fatalities at railroad grade crossings in 2014, which is up 25% from 2013. In the United States there were 2,283 railroad crossing collisions in 2014, Which is up 8.8% from 2,096 in 2013.
In observance of International Level Crossing Awareness Day, Operation Lifesaver, the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Transit Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration have partnered together to promote a national safety awareness campaign, "See Tracks, Think Train!"