New Train of Thought Blog on Saving Lives
Nationwide during Rail Safety Week 2017
 

     2017 marks Operation Lifesaver’s 45th year, and we have an exciting way to celebrate!

     We are working with the U.S. Department of Transportation and other organizations to observe the first national U.S. Rail Safety Week (RSW) from September 24-30, 2017.

How can you help our lifesaving efforts?

1. Learn more on our Rail Safety Week landing page.

2. Respond to our partner survey to indicate your ability to make a difference by sharing our messages and materials with your communities.

3. Find out how your organization can join our Rail Safety Week team.

4. You may also sign up to receive updates on RSW activities.

 

 

Taking selfies, senior or wedding photos on train tracks is dangerous AND illegal.
Wisconsin Dept of Transportation designed a great poster https://twitter.com/WisDOTsouthwest

 

Be a rail safety role model for your kids – OLI can help!
 Operation Lifesaver, Inc.: http://bit.ly/2mA4Hoo
 
 

 

Did you know…
About every three hours,
a person or vehicle is hit by a train in the U.S.
 
 
Glamorizing train track trespassing to teens and young adults
 
 Retailers and their ad agencies need to know that their images of “carefree” activities on the tracks encourage young people to trespass.
 

What is an emergency notification system sign?
 
An Emergency Notification System (ENS) sign, posted at or near a highway-rail grade crossing, lists a telephone number
along with the crossing's US DOT number and is used to notify the railroad of an emergency or warning device malfunction.
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