As part of our mission to reduce deaths and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and around tracks and trains, Operation Lifesaver offers safety tips for drivers, pedestrians, and other audiences.

Click on the links below for safety tips of interest to you.

Driving Safety Tips

Pedestrian Safety Tips

Passenger Rail Safety Tips

School Bus Driver Safety Tips

Professional Driver Safety Tips

Emergency Responder Safety Tips

Bicycle Safety Tips

Photographer Safety Tips

Equestrian Safety Tips (Download pdf brochure)

News Media Safety Tips (Download pdf brochure)

All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Tips (Download pdf brochure)

Rail Safety Facts

Current Federal Railroad Association (FRA) data shows that highway-rail grade crossing collisions and pedestrian trespass on tracks together account for over 95% of all railroad fatalities.

Source: Federal Railroad Administration Office of Safety Analysis

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[at] 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[at]