Feds Detail Rail Crossings Most Prone to Accidents - NBC Chicago

    Feds Detail Rail Crossings Most Prone to Accidents

    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. (Published Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013) The Federal Railroad Administration’s Office of Safety Analysis maintains a “Web Accident Prediction System,” which calculates the probability of a... See More