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Contacts

- Operation Lifesaver Inc.

- jrose oli.org
- Joyce Rose, President & CEO
- Operation Lifesaver, Inc.
- 1420 King Street, Suite 201
- Alexandria, VA 22314
- U.S.A.
- Telephone number : 011-1-703-739-0308
- Contact names and coordinates of the Press/Communication person(s) :
- Carol Steckbeck, OLI Media Consultant
- Tel 011-1-919-303-5140
- email: csteckbeck oli.org
- Address of company’s website: http://oli.org/
- Address of company’s dedicated facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/operation....
- Address of company’s dedicated twitter page : https://twitter.com/olinational
- Address of company’s videos website (youtube, viameo...) : https://vimeo.com/operationlifesaver

- and the Association of American Railroads: AAR
- Michael Martino
- E-mail address : mmartino aar.org
- Telephone number : + 1 202-639-2212
- Contact names and coordinates (tel, email address) of the Press/Communication person(s) in my company :
- Holly Arthur
- harthur aar.org
Tel + 00 1 202-639-2344
- Address of company’s website : https://www.aar.org/Pages/Home.aspx
- Weblink to our dedicated national campaign website : http://www.seetracksthinktrain.org/

Look at the last statistics: http://oli.org/about-us/news/statistics


Total number of LX in 2008: 219 758
Total number of LX in 2009: 219 323
Total number of LC in 2010 : 211,708
Total number of LC in 2011 : 210,874
Total number of LC in 2012 : 210,315
Total number of LC in 2013 : 209,566
these numbers include public and private LC

Total number of crossing accidents in 2008: 2,429
Total number of crossing accidents in 2009: 1,934
Total number of crossing accidents in 2010: 2,051
Total number of crossing accidents in 2011: 2,059
Total number of crossing accidents in 2012: 1 972
Total number of crossing accidents in 2013 : 2,087

Number of collisions with commercial vehicles
(buses, trucks, taxis) in 2013 : 651

Total number of crossing fatalities in 2008: 290
Total number of crossing fatalities in 2009: 249
Total number of crossing fatalities in 2010: 262
Total number of crossing fatalities in 2011: 270
Total number of crossing fatalities in 2012: 272
Total number of crossing fatalities in 2013 : 287

Number of fatalities due to collisions with
commercial vehicles in 2013 : 50

_Total length of lines (km) : 225,308.16

_Total number of train km/year (thousands) : 58980.848 shown in millions

  • 2014 OL inc Safety campaign:

List of awareness actitivites through the country:


Participants pose after a successful positive enforcement effort in Colorado for International Level Crossing Awareness Day. Left to Right: Tim Reisch (UPRR), Chris Wolf (Poudre-Fire Emergency Management Office), Craig Peters (UPRR), UP Special Agents Roy Gallardo, Cayl England, Al Brown. Thanks to Colorado OL’s Everette Rossbach for the pic!

Safety First - Joyce Rose, Operation Lifesaver
"This "Safety First" short video by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) features Joyce Rose, President and CEO of Operation Lifesaver Inc., talking about Operation Lifesaver, the national, non-profit organization dedicated to making the public aware of the dangers presented by the railroad environment."

Safety First - Joyce Rose, Operation Lifesaver from Operation Lifesaver on Vimeo.


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List of AAR partners involved in our 2014 campaign :

  • BNSF
  • Canadian National
  • Canadian Pacific
  • CSX
  • KC Southern
  • Norfolk Southern
  • Union Pacific
  • Operation Lifesaver US

OL Partners

  • State Operation Lifesaver programs,
  • the Association of American Railroads (AAR)
  • local police departments
  • state Departments of Transportation,
  • Federal Railroad Administration,
  • local transit and light rail agencies,
  • trucking industry safety partners,
  • Amtra
  • BNSF,
  • Canadian National,
  • Canadian Pacific,
  • CSX Transportation,
  • Kansas City Southern,
  • Norfolk Southern,
  • Union Pacific.

List of awareness measures foreseen in our country on 3 June 2014 :

  • Continue to look at LC closures
  • Driver Awareness
  • Bus Driver Awareness
  • Our company will organise an exhibition around the 4th UIC drawing contest for children on level crossing safety

ACE CALIFORNIA activities :

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Publications of last year

Video Law enforcement learns about railway safety

Videos
ACE RAIL ILCAD: 2013
http://youtu.be/Yzdj8D_ENyc

pre-recorded speech of Mike Martino, AAR USA for ILCAD 2012