California Department of Transportation
 

Investigation of Driver Behavior at Rail Crossings

Contact

Bradley Mizuno
Email: bradley_mizuno@dot.ca.gov

Task Description

Motorists do not correctly judge the speed of approaching trains at grade crossings, with resulting collisions with trains.

Task Objective

Develop a model of rail crossing violations that can predict violations and predict driver response to counter measures.

Final Report/Deliverables

Driver Behavior at Rail Crossings: Cost-Effective Improvements to Increase Driver Safety at Public At-Grade Rail-Highway Crossings in California