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Safety

Figure 2-3: Louisiana Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Fatalities and Injuries


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1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000

Fatalities Injuries

NOTE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: Any impact, regardless of severity, between railroad on-track equipment and any user of a
public or private crossing site must be reported to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration on Form F
6180.57. The vehicle crossing site includes sidewalks and pathways at, or associated with, the crossing. Counts of fatalities and
injuries include motor vehicle occupants, people not in vehicles or on the trains, as well as people on the train or railroad
equipment.

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, Railroad Safety Statistics
Annual Report 2000, Washington, DC: 2001, available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/officeofsafety/ as of Oct. 22, 2001.

Louisiana B-10 BTS State Transportation Profile


Data for Figure 2-3: Louisiana Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Fatalities and Injuries

Year Fatalities Injuries


1995 28 105
1996 31 119
1997 30 111
1998 25 101
1999 20 71
2000 14 88

NOTE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: Any impact, regardless of severity, between railroad on-
track equipment and any user of a public or private crossing site must be reported to the
U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration on Form F 6180.57. The
vehicle crossing site includes sidewalks and pathways at, or associated with, the crossing.
Counts of fatalities and injuries include motor vehicle occupants, people not in vehicles or on
the trains, as well as people on the train or railroad equipment.

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad
Administration, Railroad Safety Statistics Annual Report 2000, Washington, DC: 2001,
available at http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/officeofsafety/ as of Oct. 22, 2001.