News Category: Rail safety
This is a first for us, a guest blog from a valued member of the Operation Lifesaver community, Cst. Richard Di Biase of the CN Police Service.
Hitting the open trail for a day of adventuring on your snowmobile is always a good time, but if your ride takes you near railway tracks, one wrong move could make it your last.… Read More
Railfans of all ages know trains are cool. We get it and love seeing images and stories from avid railfans across the world. In fact, they tend to capture some of the greatest train images around!… Read More
2017 isn’t off to a great start in regards to rail safety. In January 2017 there were three trespasser fatalities, compared to one in January 2016, and two crossing fatalities versus one for the same time period. This is distressing, to say the least.… Read More
Snowboarders and skiers, we know nothing beats the surge of adrenaline you get when you hit big booters in the terrain parks at ski resorts. And we get that you can only do so many laps through the park before those jumps just don’t make the cut anymore.… Read More
The statistics are alarming—distracted driving costs lives. We’ve seen it time and time again across Canada and we need to do something to stop these stats from rising. The message we are sending is simple: Two hands on the wheel and eyes on the road when you approach a railway crossing (and always)!… Read More
The numbers are in and 2016 saw an alarming rise in railway trespassing injuries and fatalities in Canada. This infographic breaks down the numbers:… Read More
Can you imagine sliding into the side of a moving train because you didn’t slow down well in advance of a railway crossing? Terrifying, right?
We’ve seen the havoc winter can wreak on our Canadian roads, and while you may not be able to control what happens on the highway, you can control what YOU do when you’re behind the wheel and approaching a railway crossing.… Read More