Farm Country Asked To Make Rail Safety A Priority Year Round

Rail Safety Week may have officially come to an end Sunday, but the message of safety around crossings has not. Rachel Maleh, Executive Director of Operation Lifesaver said the number of incidents that happen at rail crossings nationwide each year is staggering. “Every three hours there is an incident, either a person or a vehicle […]

Ag Community Reminded To Stress Safety At Railroad Crossings

Whether it’s harvest traffic, moving equipment from one field to another, or something as simple as running into town, the farm community is reminded to think safety at rail crossings. Rachel Maleh Executive Director at Operation Lifesaver said at this point, 149 accidents have occurred at private railway crossings on farms this year. She said […]

Remove The Distractions During Rail Safety Week

This is Rail Safety Week and the American Farm Bureau federation is urging rural residents to be safe around trains.  A person or vehicle is hit by a train every three hours in the U.S.   “People are more and more distracted and they’re not paying attention when they’re driving, when they’re walking, when they’re […]