Feds Detail Rail Crossings Most Prone to Accidents | NBC Chicago

Feds Detail Rail Crossings Most Prone to Accidents

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    The Federal Railroad Administration’s Office of Safety Analysis maintains a “Web Accident Prediction System,” which calculates the probability of a collision, using past accidents and current traffic statistics, including the number of tracks, safety systems like gates and flashing lights, and the speed of trains passing by. Stefan Holt reports.