What Smart Commuters Know
What do smart commuters know about rail safety? Rail safety nonprofit Operation Lifesaver's animated video for light and commuter rail passengers prepares commuters to use rail transit systems safely, every day. For more information on passenger and light rail safety, visit our Passenger Rail Safety page.
New Jersey Transit PSA - “You Don’t Win”
This no-nonsense public service announcement from New Jersey Transit shows train engineers and conductors explaining why they can't stop the train in time to avoid a person or vehicle in their path, with the message: "Make the right choice. Stay off the tracks."
New Jersey Transit Pedestrian PSA - “You’re Dead”
This no-nonsense public service announcement from New Jersey Transit shows the tragic consequences that can result when people are on train tracks at places other than designated crossings. The PSA features people who have first-hand experience with deadly incidents.
Driver safety tips - crossings with lights and gates
Operation Lifesaver's simple steps for safely navigating railroad crossings equipped with lights and gates. From our safety partners at the Utah Transit Authority.
Bike safety tips around tracks and trains
Bicyclists - follow these tips to stay safe when near train tracks or accessing passenger rail systems. From Operation Lifesaver's safety partners at the Utah Transit Authority.
Distraction near trains and tracks can be deadly - these tips can keep you safe.
Train Station Platform Safety for Passengers
How to stay safe as you're waiting for a train.
Walking on the tracks
Following these simple tips about railroad tracks can save your life. From Operation Lifesaver's safety partners at Utah Transit Authority.
Stalled on the tracks? Get out, get away.
This short video shows what to do if your vehicle stalls on the tracks: get out immediately and find the 800 emergency number near the crossing, or dial 911 and give your exact location.
If it won’t fit, don’t commit!
Getting stuck in a line of cars at a crossing can lead to disaster if you get caught on the tracks. If there's a chance traffic will trap you on the crossing, stop before the tracks and wait for the train to pass.