JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As the July 4th holiday approaches, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) is reminding people to use common sense and extreme caution around railroad tracks and crossings.According to the Federal Railroad Administration, injuries and fatalities associated with trespassing on railroad property are significant, with nearly 1,800 fatalities in the past ten years. The rail safety education group Operation Lifesaver reports that a motorist is almost 20 times more likely to die in a crash involving a train than in a collision involving another motor vehicle. The chance of serious accidents increases during the summer, as children are out of school and people partake in recreational pursuits that lead them near railroad tracks.
Csx Reminds Travelers of Importance of Rail Safety During Holiday Weekend
CSX developed the "F.A.S.T." program as part of its ongoing safety commitments, providing basic...