Knowing how to stay safe when crossing railroad tracks with a vehicle can save a life and prevent unnecessary damage. Watch Metrolink’s “Stop Track Tragedies” video today to help protect yourself and your loved ones down the line.
Here are the main cautions to remember:
- Never stop on the tracks
- Wait for the traffic to clear before crossing
- Always make sure there is enough space to clear the tracks and that your vehicle is not hanging over them
If your vehicle gets stuck on the tracks:
- Get out of your vehicle
- Find the blue and white emergency sign
- Call the emergency number for help
Learn more about rail safety here.