DOT's LaHood says rail trespassing deaths 'one of the most vexing safety issues'
(Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 14, 2013)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has called railroad trespassing incidents "one of the most vexing safety issues that the industry faces." While 2012 saw the overall number of railroad accidents fall to historic lows, the one area bucking that positive trend was pedestrian injuries and deaths on the nation's train tracks.
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Friday, March 15, 2013
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