Stop Track Tragedies
Operation Lifesaver’s rail safety education campaign in the U.S. and Canada
Locomotive engineer Maurice Taylor shares his story to show why Operation Lifesaver tells people to Stay Off! Stay Away! Stay Safe!
Watch Nick Sayer’s story to see why you should always stay focused at commuter rail and rail transit stations and facilities.
Brad Johnston talks about his childhood friend Jafari, what happened to him, and how much he misses him. Stay Off! Stay Away! Stay Safe!
Samantha and her friend didn’t see it coming. Always be cautious at rail crossings.
These teens from Utah didn't realize the danger in taking a selfie in the wrong location. Watch their story.
Mark Kalina, Jr. talks about the shortcut that changed his life forever. Watch what happened.
Your Life Can Change in an Instant
Kennedy and Scott talk about how life can change in an instant if you trespass on railroad tracks. Watch their stories.
If I Could Go Back
“If I could go back to that day. . .” These family members explain what they have learned about staying safe at crossings and near railroad tracks. Watch the video.
They Had Everything Going for Them
“He had the world in the palm of his hand.” Every year, hundreds of Americans are injured or killed while trespassing on train tracks. Watch the video.
This family talks about the photo shoot that ended in tragedy on the tracks. Watch John-John’s story.
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The #STOPTrackTragedies videos reinforce the message that making the wrong decisions near railroad tracks and crossings can have devastating consequences. View the #STOPTrackTragedies videos on Vimeo.
View and share our lifesaving tips for drivers and pedestrians, and learn what to do if you're stuck on the tracks.
Rail Safety Week
Operation Lifesaver, Inc. understands the importance of the news media’s role in helping the public make safe decisions around tracks and trains.
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