TSB launches safety issue investigation into higher rate of railway crossing accidents during winter in Canada

From: Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Every year, approximately 23 people are killed and another 28 seriously injured at railway crossings in Canada. In 2019, 29% of crossing accidents resulted in fatalities or serious injuries, making them one of the deadliest types of rail accidents. The TSB has identified a seasonal pattern in level crossing accidents involving motor vehicles, where during the winter months, the average rate of accidents increases by about 61%.

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