The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently announced that a locomotive operator’s poor eyesight was to blame for an Oklahoma Train Accident that claimed three lives and injured another individual last year. (more…)
Reports from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) indicate that an Oklahoma Train Accident that occurred last summer was caused by a locomotive operator’s failure to notice warning signals. (more…)
A Tulsa Train Accident that occurred this past Sunday morning has left three men dead. According to a report from Time, the accident happened on a stretch of track that runs parallel with US 54, about 300 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. (more…)
Simple physics tells us that the larger and heavier a vehicle is, the more damage it will cause in a collision. That’s why, when a train and a car collide, the outcome usually isn’t favorable for the car or its occupants. A man in Moore, Oklahoma, defied odds Monday after his car was struck by a train at a railroad crossing. (more…)
Postal workers endure all kinds of risks and conditions on the job. Weather, cars, and animals all pose a threat to postal workers.
However, according to the Daily Reporter, one postal worker was killed in a Tulsa train accident at 11th and Harrison streets when he was struck. (more…)
Getting stopped at a railroad crossing while a train passes can be annoying, but the flashing lights and guards are there to protect us. Unfortunately, those safety features may not have been working.
Trains still play a vital role in transportation and commerce in this country; therefore, drivers and pedestrians must still be precautious in driving and walking on or near train tracks.