Category Archives: train safety

Federal Safety Review: New York & Atlantic Railway

On July 8th a garbage truck collided with a New York & Atlantic Rail, although no one was injured the crash prompted a federal safety review. The review will include railway management, compliance with safety regulations, and certifications of engineers and conductors. If you or a loved one has been hurt in a Railway accident, […]

Can Google Help Reduce the Number of Railroad Crossing Accidents?

The Federal Railroad Administration is exploring the possibility of digital mapping companies aiding in reducing the number of railroad-vehicle collisions. Causalities from train-vehicle crashes have increased in years past. While technology has created hazards by distracting drivers, in this instance, it may do the opposite. Apple, TomTom, Mapquest, and Garmin may also participate. Details regarding […]