Statistics

Statistics Worksheet

January – December – 2015

  • Most collisions occur with trains traveling under 30 mph.
  • Approximately 64% of all collisions occur in daylight hours.
  • Most collisions occur within 25 miles of the driver’s home.
  • Approximately every 3 hours (some place in the United States) a collision occurs between a train and a vehicle or a train and a pedestrian.
  • You are 20 times more likely to die in a collision with a train than in a collision involving another motor vehicle.
  • At 55 mph, it may take a train up to a mile or more to stop.
  • Nearly 50% of all collisions occur at crossings equipped with active warning devices.
  • Nearly 25% of all collisions occur when the vehicle runs into the side of the train.

National Crossing Collisions 2016

  • Collisions: 1,297
  • Injuries: 500
  • Fatalities: 192

National Trespasser Incidents 2016

  • Injuries: 328
  • Fatalities: 351

Nebraska Crossing Collisions 2016

  • Collisions: 23
  • Injuries: 6
  • Fatalities: 3

Nebraska Trespasser Incidents 2016

OLI Statistics Summaries