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 No.5427

Because there's far too much stupidity in this country, because efforts by Operation Lifesaver and the railroads themselves just aren't enough, the US Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have joined forces to shout into the abyss.

https://www.transportation.gov/stoptrainscant

 No.5434

On one hand, I really want this to work and for society as a whole to just stay off the fucking tracks. An end to the era of every train crew member having witnessed a pedestrian strike would be amazing.

But on the other hand, if you lack self preservation to the point that you'll run out in front of trains or walk down the tracks, you kinda had it coming.

 No.5471

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 No.5670

>>5434
It's certainly tough having to deal with it as a Conductor/Engineer. Worst is idiots trying to sneak across unprotected crossings.

 No.5716

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>>5427

I'm sorry Kartma, you can't fix stupid.
You just have to embrace the death of stupid people sometimes.

 No.5717

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>>5716
I almost killed this idiot with CSXT 244 once at 71 st. at the 59th street ramp. Stupid just can't be fixed.

 No.5720

>>5717
Clearly he wasn't wearing a high visibility jacket.

https://youtu.be/ue61c6MZNQw

 No.5729

>>5717
You almost killed Scott Pelley?
You should have tried harder.

 No.5730

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>>5716

Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

 No.5741

My favorite thing about these railroad safety advert campaigns is that they seem to unproportionally reach rail enthusiasts. Like check out the comments on any Operation Lifesaver posts, it's primarily foamers sperging out over people being dumb on the tracks.

 No.5744

>>5729
At the time, I didn't know. However, I do now.

 No.5748

>>5741
Ah, by foamer recognition I would have thought this would have gained some notice in the general public too.

The campaign itself looks quintessentially American. Is it but a gross exaggeration that the general public really generally expect trains to blare that long-short-long-long signal in every unguarded stoppings? Because I think in much of the rest of the world those are implicit stop signs.

 No.5749

>>5748
Here in Brexistan, we've done pretty well with two simple messages. Pedestrians get SEE TRACK THINK TRAIN while drivers get DON'T RUN THE RISK.

Doesn't always stick, though.

https://youtu.be/qxP0zsbvzMc

 No.5763

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>>5749

Holy shit!

Also, is that how railroad crossings in Bongland sound?



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