Author Archives: Nancy Sheehan-McCulloch

Giving Tuesday: Support California Operation Lifesaver to Save Lives

California Operation Lifesaver Celebrates Giving Tuesday with a “You Can Make A Difference to Save Lives campaign,” joining millions around the world participating in the global generosity movement Across the state of California – Tuesday, December 3, 2019 – This … Continue reading

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You Can Make a Difference- Support CAOL – Help Save Lives!

A letter from California Operation Lifesaver Executive Director: Greetings From California Operation Lifesaver, California has the highest number of Railroad Trespassing and Highway Rail Grade Crossing Fatalities in the United States. The number of injuries and fatalities have been on … Continue reading

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California September Rail Safety Month and Rail Safety Week 2019

Thank You and Rail Safety Commitment Each year since the California Legislature proclaimed September as Rail Safety Month and presented the proclamation to California Operation Lifesaver (CAOL) and Union Pacific Railroad, CAOL and our Rail Safety Partners across the State … Continue reading

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California Operation Lifesaver notes increase in 2018 crossing collisions; pedestrian-train casualties rose from 2017 levels

Preliminary Rail Crossing and Trespass Statistics, 2017 vs. 2018 –                              Source: FRA Office of Safety Analysis Sacramento, CA April 11, 2019 – Collisions at highway-rail grade crossings in California rose by 14.5 percent in 2018 and rail trespass casualties (deaths … Continue reading

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Practice Rail Safety! It’s about Saving Lives 2018… 2019!

2019 –  California Operation Lifesaver 25th Anniversary It’s hard to believe that 2018 has come to an end and we are embarking into 2019. California Operation Lifesaver (CAOL) filled 2018 with outreach efforts and a year dedicated to doing all … Continue reading

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Raising Awareness to Change Dangerous Behavior on Railroad Tracks

Every three hours someone is hit by a train in the United States. On foot or in a vehicle, the result is the same — severe injury or even death. California ranks number one in trespass casualties (injuries and fatalities). … Continue reading

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Rail Safety Week – Operation Clear Track

            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nancy Sheehan California Operation Lifesaver, 530-832-0683, nsheehan.caol@sbcglobal.net Jessica Puchala, Operation Lifesaver, Inc., 703-739-0308, news@oli.org Kimberly Woods, Amtrak, 202-906-3860, MediaRelations@amtrak.com Amtrak Police, Operation Lifesaver Mobilize Railroad Safety Operation in California 2nd … Continue reading

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