Signs at the Crossing
Marks the crossing and should be considered the same as a YIELD.
Most common sign at public highway-rail intersections.
EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM sign
Shows the railroad’s emergency phone number and USDOT Crossing Number.
This is the first phone number to call if your car is stuck on the tracks; if it is missing call 911. Each crossing in the USA has a unique USDOT Crossing Number.
MULTIPLE TRACK sign
Indicates the number of tracks present.
After one train has passed, look and listen for another train coming from either direction.
A driver must always stop at the STOP sign in advance of the railroad tracks.
The STOP signs mean the same as they do at highway intersections.
Every driver must YIELD the right of way to a train.
YIELD signs mean the same as they do at highway intersections.