By Operation Lifesaver 3-24-2015
An alarming increase in deaths to pedestrians trespassing on railroad tracks across the U.S. in 2014 shows the continued importance of safety education efforts, rail safety nonprofit Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) President and CEO Joyce Rose says today at a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) forum.
By lrectorsnipe 3-11-2015
WASHINGTON, DC, March 11, 2015 – Vehicle-train collisions and deaths at highway-rail grade crossings and from pedestrians trespassing on railroad tracks rose across the U.S. in 2014, while crossing-related injuries and rail trespass injuries were lower compared to 2013, Joyce Rose, the President and CEO of Operation Lifesaver, Inc.(OLI) said today.
By Operation Lifesaver 3-02-2015
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 2, 2015 – Denise Gauthier, manager, field safety support for BNSF Railway, has been named to the board of directors of Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), President and CEO Joyce Rose announced.
By Operation Lifesaver 2-25-2015
WASHINGTON, DC, February 25, 2015 — Recent high-profile grade crossing collisions in Oxnard, Calif. and Valhalla, N.Y. highlight the need for all drivers to use caution at every highway-rail grade crossing, a national nonprofit rail safety education group says.
- Statement from OLI President Joyce Rose on commuter train-vehicle crash
- “See Tracks? Think Train!” Campaign Spokesman Kalina to participate in safety event
- New State Coordinators Named for Operation Lifesaver Programs in Idaho, South Dakota
- Libby Rector Snipe Joins Operation Lifesaver, Inc. as Director of Communications
- “See Tracks? Think Train!” Campaign Wins MarCom Awards
- Statement On the Death of Operation Lifesaver Co-Founder Sam Grayson
- New State Coordinators Named for Operation Lifesaver Programs in New Hampshire, Delaware
- Cayela Wimberly of Norfolk Southern named to Operation Lifesaver, Inc. board
- Association of Mexican Railroads (AMF) joins Operation Lifesaver
- Operation Lifesaver unveils redesigned website home page
- DC Department of Transportation, Operation Lifesaver Launch Streetcar Safety Education Campaign
- Operation Lifesaver announces grants to 11 transit agencies for “See Tracks? Think Train!” campaigns
- Anika Mercier Joins OLI as Special Assistant for Education and Operations
- New State Coordinators Named for Operation Lifesaver Programs in Delaware, New Mexico
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About Operation Lifesaver
Operation Lifesaver’s mission is to end collisions, deaths and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and on rail property through a nationwide network of volunteers who work to educate people about rail safety. Our national office in Alexandria, VA, supports state programs, developing videos, educational brochures, instructional information and other materials for audiences of all ages. Our state coordinators are located in all 50 states.
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