Turn and face the train...
burnmp3s: I would argue that running the boomgates, dashing across the tracks after the gates have shut or standing on the otherside of the yellow line are, indeed, dumb.
The railroad industry does spend a huge amount of time and money pushing the message that every single death caused by trains is the fault of the victim....
Flashing lights or lights with gates do improve safety at grade crossings, but they do not prevent all collisions. Approximately half of crossing collisions occur where such active warning devices are installed and operating as intended. And, nearly one-quarter of all crossing collisions involve the motor vehicle striking the side of a train that is already fully occupying the crossing. Source. (emphasis added)
PareidoliaticBoy: It's pretty easy not to get hit by a train.
Well, apparently, not. Train Hits Veterans' Parade, Killing 4
Marge Langley, who has lived in Midland since 1954, said the last fatal accident at a train crossing in town that she could recall was "about 30 or 40 years ago when some teenagers on their lunch hour ran a stop sign."
Is the artist who wrote the song North American? Because they don't have moose or grizzlies in Australia, do they?
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