Locomotion Weekend 2016 

 Carnegie Science Center Pittsburgh, Pa . PAOL set up a table and our Authorized Volunteers had about 1200 visitors come by the booth during the two day weekend event. 


  Operation Lifesaver Releases Video PSA

AddressingTrainTrack Photography

     Alarmed by an increase in deadly incidents involving photography and railroad tracks, the national nonprofit rail safety education group Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) is releasing a new animated Video Public Service Announcement (VPSA) to raise awareness among professional photographers of the dangers of this trend. The VPSA is the first in a new series drawing attention to the illegal and dangerous activity of train track photos.
     Operation Lifesaver is a nonprofit, nationwide public education program dedicated to eliminating collision, deaths, and injuries at highway-rail intersections and on railroad rights-of-way.
  Operation Lifesaver spreads its safety message through a nationwide network of trained volunteers who educate people about rail safety.

Read more: Operation Lifesaver Trained Volunteers

What is an emergency notification system sign?
An Emergency Notification System (ENS) sign, posted at or near a highway-rail grade crossing, lists a telephone number along with the crossing's US DOT number and is used to notify the railroad of an emergency or warning device malfunction.

State Laws & Regulations
Affecting Highway-Rail Grade Crossing
Take at look at the up-to-date and more expansive look at the various
U.S. State laws and regulations concerning every aspect of highway-rail grade crossings,
driver behavior at crossings, and railroad trespassing.