“One thing that we hope to achieve is a raised awareness that all traffic has to stop for a flashing red rail road signal before proceeding," Sgt. Rusty Rives said. "With newer technologies in automobiles that reduce external sound and an increased number of distractions approaching trains may be harder to detect. We would like to remind drivers that crashes with trains often result in serious injury or death and to please pay attention to advanced warning and active warning devices."
During this year's campaign officers issued 12 citations for violations of railway signals.
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