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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.

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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.

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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.

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John-John's Story

This family talks about the photo shoot that ended in tragedy on the tracks. Watch John-John’s story.

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See all Stop Track Tragedies Videos

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.

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Safety Tips

View and share our lifesaving tips for drivers and pedestrians, and learn what to do if you're stuck on the tracks.

Stop Track Tragedies

Media Contact

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. understands the importance of the news media’s role in helping the public make safe decisions around tracks and trains.

To request further information about Operation Lifesaver’s activities, or for additional safety information, email general@oli.org or contact our national headquarters office at 703-739-0308.

If you are a reporter seeking information for a local news story, view our list of state Operation Lifesaver program contacts.

If you are on deadline for a story and would like Operation Lifesaver, Inc.'s perspective on a highway-rail safety or trespass prevention topic, email news@oli.org