Vernon Train crossing part of 'Operation Clear Track'
Law enforcement personnel will be stationed at targeted railroad grade crossing incident locations to hand out railroad safety cards to motorists and pedestrians, and issue warnings and citations to violators. The goal of "Operation Clear Track," as part of U.S. Rail Safety Week, is to reduce pedestrian and driver injuries and fatalities around railroad tracks through increased public awareness.
"Operation Clear Track" is a collaboration between Operation Lifesaver, a non-profit rail safety education organization, Amtrak and local, state, federal and railroad law enforcement.
Other locations in Vermont include St. Albans, Essex Junction, and Windsor.
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