Operation Lifesaver interviews Peter Mohyla, Safety Officer and Community Service Officer with GO Transit. Peter, who has been working with Operation Lifesaver for 26 years, talks about the increasing need for rail safety awareness due to the continuing expansion of the railway system across the country.… Read More
Did you know that a leading cause of railway-related deaths is trespassing?
Pretty shocking, right?
So, here’s the deal: a shortcut on the tracks could shorten your life!
Operation Lifesaver Interviews Brent Fernuik, Manager of Regulatory Compliance and System Safety with Bombardier Transportation, about the importance of rail safety awareness and public education. Mr. Fernuik discusses Operation Lifesaver’s role in educating people of all ages about the many dangers associated with trespassing on railway tracks.… Read More
Operation Lifesaver interviews Greg Pearson, a transit safety officer with GO Transit. Officer Pearson discusses the importance of rail safety and offers some rail safety tips, including “Look, Listen, Live”.
We here at Operation Lifesaver have said it time and time again: Never try to race a train to a crossing because even in a tie, you lose! By adhering to this advice, you can help prevent collisions.
Operation Lifesaver interviewed Constable Cynthia Stotz of the CN Police about the importance of rail safety awareness and the dangers of trespassing on railway property. Noting that “train tracks go through just about every major community through Canada”, Constable Stotz advises motorists and pedestrians of all ages how to safely cross railway tracks.… Read More
There’s been a lot of attention recently in regards to photography on and near train tracks. Operation Lifesaver has done its best to educate about the subject through a variety of social media and blog posts. In particular we want professional photographers to know about the danger of trespassing on railway property to take photos.… Read More
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.