Your brush with death: see what it’s like to be hit by a train

Let’s be real—we’re all obsessed with our phones and are generally in a hurry to get where we’re going. This combination of distraction and impatience can lead to lapses in our better judgement. Over the past year we have seen an alarming increase in railway trespassing incidents in Canada. Many of these involved people wearing earbuds and taking shortcuts over the tracks. These shortcuts can prove to be fatal. Don’t believe us? Take a look for yourself You survived this virtual brush with death. Do this in the real world and you won’t be so lucky. For the virtual reality experience, visit And do your part to save your friends and family - #SHARETHESCARE.