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Rail Safety Week

Rail Safety Week

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Ruslan Ivantsov / Adobe Stock ROCKY MOUNT NC (NC DOT) - This year, 17 people have died either by walking on tracks or being struck by a train at a railroad crossing in North Carolina. Rail Safety Week (Sept. 20-26) works to increase public awareness about railroad safety to help end preventable deaths and injuries. To keep you and your loved ones safe, always follow these safety tips: When approaching a railway intersection, keep your car safely behind the white lines and never drive around the gate.Never stop your car on a railroad track. If it stalls, get out!Never race a train to a crossing.Trains always have the right-of-way, even when law enforcement and emergency vehicles are involved.For more rail safety tips, visit berailsafe.org. For more information about NCDOT No...