BNSF And Tulsa Police Offer Railroad Crossing Safety Refresher

Monday, October 24th 2011, 2:04 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, Oklahoma -- Tulsa Police spent Monday morning reminding drivers about the dangers of railroad crossings.

Police officers were out at a Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad crossing near 33rd West Avenue and Southwest Boulevard Monday handing out pamphlets on crossing safety.

BNSF Grade Crossing Safety Brochure [PDF file].

Tulsa Police officer and Tulsa Traffic Safety Coordinator Craig Murray say trains always have the right of way.

When those crossing arms go down or the crossing lights start flashing, motorists and pedestrians need to know that means stop.