Author Archives: Nancy Sheehan-McCulloch

Tracking CAOL – Jan – June 2017

The First Half of 2017 has flown by… WOW! It is hard to believe that we are half way through 2017! California Operation Lifesaver (CAOL) was off and running at the beginning of the year. Our team of amazing volunteers lost no … Continue reading

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California Operation Lifesaver Receives Rail Safety Education Grant

May 24, 2017 – California Operation Lifesaver has been awarded a grant from                Operation Lifesaver, Inc., (OLI) in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for rail crossing safety public education efforts in conjunction with                      U.S. Rail Safety Week (RSW), … Continue reading

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California Operation Lifesaver notes an increase in 2016 crossing collisions; pedestrian-train casualties rose from 2015 levels

Preliminary Rail Crossing and Trespass Statistics, 2016 vs. 2015 Source: FRA Office of Safety Analysis Graeagle CA March 17, 2017 – Collisions at highway-rail grade crossings in California rose by 11.3 percent in 2016 and rail trespass casualties (deaths plus … Continue reading

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2016 Fades Into 2017

It’s hard to believe that we are already at the end of this year, a year filled with challenges to meet and goals to achieve. 2016 has been a busy year for California Operation Lifesaver. The number and variety of … Continue reading

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Highlights of a Successful September Rail Safety Month 2016

Raising Rail Safety Awareness to Save Lives! California Operation Lifesaver (CAOL) and our Rail Safety Partners across the state participated in events statewide to raise rail safety awareness. While CAOL works all year growing rail safety education throughout the state, … Continue reading

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Save Lives – Tell Five!

California Operation Lifesaver is promoting rail safety awareness and asking the public to help save lives by sharing the safety message. Tell 5 and ask those 5 to tell 5 then post it on your social meda; #SeeTracksThinkTrain #ITOLD5 Learn … Continue reading

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California Operation Lifesaver Kicks Off September Rail Safety Month

September Rail Safety Month – California Operation Lifesaver Promotes Rail Safety Awareness Sacramento, CA., August 31, 2016 – The California State Legislature proclaimed September as Rail Safety Month in August 2009. Ranking number one in trespass casualties and number two … Continue reading

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