March 17, 2016: (SA) Movement of Roadway Maintenance Machines Over Highway-Rail Grade Crossings

FRA has issued a safety advisory to heighten awareness around railroads, railroad contractors, and respective employees. The safety advisory follows FRA’s investigation into the fatal accident that occurred when an on-track roadway maintenance machine traveling on main track collided with a motor vehicle at a highway-rail grade crossing.

Safety Advisory No. 2016–01