The only safe and legal place to cross train tracks is at a highway-railway crossing. And when you’re at a crossing there are a few things you must do to make sure you cross safely.
This is the subject of one of last year’s Off the Rails Contest winning entries. This video, created by The Les Invincibles team from Mont-Laurier, Que., offers viewers some key rail safety reminders – the main one being that railway property is not a safe place to play!… Read More
You’ve been preparing your kids for back to school, scratching off all the items they’ll need for this upcoming school year, but have you had a chance to scratch off “rail safety refresher”?
If you answered no, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered!… Read More
As you pack up your vehicle and get ready to head out for the Labour Day long weekend, make sure you’ve got your rail safety bases covered before you hit the road.
Take the same precautions at railway crossings that you do on the highway
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Did you know?
On August 21, 2014, Operation Lifesaver, along with NB Southern Railway and the OL NB provincial committee, attended an outreach event at a higher risk area near Harbour Station and a popular skate park in Saint John, NB. The event was held to raise awareness about the dangers of trespassing and rail safety.… Read More
The summer is winding down and the back to school commercials are airing regularly (sigh) — so now’s the perfect time for school bus drivers to refresh their rail safety knowledge before climbing back in the driver’s seat this September.
While Operation Lifesaver recognizes that regulations for bus drivers vary by province in Canada, no matter where you are, we’ve got you covered with free downloadable resources for school bus drivers.… Read More
Nothing beats the thrill rail fans feel when they hear the whistle in the distance and the rumble of a train barrelling down the tracks.
As you wait in anticipation to see the mighty locomotive pop into your view, you position your tripod in just the right spot and set your shutter speed—you’re ready.… Read More