Does public education improve rail-highway crossing safety?

  title={Does public education improve rail-highway crossing safety?},
  author={Ian P. Savage},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  volume={38 2},
Improvements in rail-highway grade crossing safety have resulted from engineering, law enforcement, and educating the public about the risks and the actions they should take. The primary form of the latter is a campaign called Operation Lifesaver which started in the 1970s. This paper uses a negative binomial regression to estimate whether variations in Operation Lifesaver activity across states and from year-to-year in individual states are related to the number of collisions and fatalities at… CONTINUE READING


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