Kentucky Operation Lifesaver

is a non-profit organization that works to prevent death and injuries at Highway-Railroad grade crossings and Railroad right-of-ways. Approximately every three hours in the United States, a person or vehicle is hit by a train. About half of all crossing collisions occur at highway-rail intersections with flashing lights and/or gates.

About every 3 hours, a person or vehicle is hit by a train.

Operation Lifesaver is working to change people's behavior around railroad tracks and crossings with the national public awareness campaign, See Tracks? Think Train!

Is a phone call worth your life?

According to the AAA, 67% of drivers admit to talking on cell phones while driving, and 21% read or send text messages or email while driving. That figure rises to 40% for drivers under the age of 35.

Trains CANNOT stop

quickly! An average freight train traveling 55 mph can take a mile or more to stop. That is the length of 18 football fields. Learn More

Become a Volunteer

Each year, Operation Lifesaver's network of trained Volunteers conduct free programs on rail safety education for hundreds of groups around the country. Learn More

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