Few people realize that in the U.S., a person or vehicle is hit by a train almost every three hours.
That’s a statistic that Norfolk Southern is determined to change. The company launched Train Your Brain in 2007 to raise public awareness about being safe and alert around railroad tracks and trains.
Train Your Brain!
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POSTED: December 7
A driver is 20 times more likely to die in a collision with a train than with another motor vehicle. Be smart and safe at railroad crossings. Sign our pledge and join the others who have promised to be safe around train tracks:
Many of us are guilty of using our noise-cancelling headphones while driving and don’t realize that this practice is not only dangerous but may be illegal.
Driving with headphones can prevent you from hearing an approaching train. See if you live in one of the 14 states that restricts headphone usage:
When you need to cross train tracks, go to a designated crossing, look both ways, and cross the tracks quickly, without stopping. Remember it isn't safe to stop until you’re 15 feet from the rail.