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August Is Back to School Month

August Is Back to School Month

Does Your Child Know About Rail Safety? It is hard to believe that it is already time for kids to head back to school. It seems like we were just closing out the school year, planning vacations, and looking forward to warm weather and summer fun. As parents and teachers prepare for busy school schedules, […]

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Summertime and The Living Is Easy… Rail Safe Choices – Sharing the Message – Helps Save Lives

Summertime and The Living Is Easy… Rail Safe Choices – Sharing the Message – Helps Save Lives

Summer is right around the corner and with it comes kids out for summer, parents ready for family outings, and vacation planning in the works. The warm summer weather and long daylight hours make hiking, biking, camping, ATV rides, and more, a vacation wonderland of appealing outdoor activities. All our outdoor activities should be done […]

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2023 Respect The Rails – Don’t Take a Chance Make a Change

2023 Respect The Rails – Don’t Take a Chance Make a Change

It is hard to believe that 2022 has moved into 2023. As we enter the second week of January 2023, we leave behind a year full of memories, challenges, and another extraordinary year of providing rail safety education to California communities. California Operation Lifesaver (CAOL) is fortunate to have an outstanding team of Authorized Volunteer […]

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The Champions of Rail Safety

The Champions of Rail Safety

We are fortunate to have many champions of California Operation Lifesaver (CAOL) and supporters of our Rail Safety Month and Rail Safety Week efforts. CAOL is privileged to partner with railroads, state and federal agencies, community groups, and others to enhance the growth of rail safety awareness. During September Rail Safety Month 2022, CAOL and […]

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Closing out Rail Safety Month – Respect The Rails All Year Long

Closing out Rail Safety Month – Respect The Rails All Year Long

Another California September Rail Safety Month closes out on 9/30/2022 with Rail Safety Week having closed on 9/25/2022. What an amazing run of rail safety awareness campaigns, presentations, events, Red Out For Rail Safety Awareness, social media, and community and partner engagements that occurred over the span of 30 days. Starting with the kickoff of […]

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What You Share Can Save Lives

What You Share Can Save Lives

Every year hundreds of people die needlessly on or around California’s railroad tracks. California has the highest number of Railroad Trespassing and Highway Rail Grade Crossing Fatalities in the United States. Providing Rail Safety Education and raising rail safety awareness is fundamental to everything California Operation Lifesaver does. California Operation Lifesaver (CAOL) is committed to […]

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