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Minnesota Operation Lifesaver | GiveMN

Myths and Facts


1.

Walking on railroad tracks, or the property (right-of-way) on either side of them, is illegal.

True
False

2.

You'll be safe if you don't walk between the railroad tracks.

True
False

3.

It's okay to cross the railroad tracks anywhere as long as you can see 1/4 mile in each direction.

True
False

4.

A locomotive is not always at the front of a train.

True
False

5.

It's okay to cross the tracks just as soon as the last car of a train passes the crossing.

True
False

6.

As a pedestrian, it's okay to ignore the flashing red lights at the crossing.

True
False

7.

Trains are noisy. There will be plenty of time to get out of the way of a train after you hear it approaching.

True
False

8.

Playing on rail equipment, tracks or railcars is forbidden.

True
False


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