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FRA and Google team up on grade crossing safety
Google has agreed to partner with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on grade crossing safety, the agency announced on June 29, 2015.
CSX, David Ragan, Front Row Motorsports re-team for 2014 Sprint Cup season
After a successful season promoting public safety around railroad tracks with David Ragan in 2013, CSX will again partner with the race-winning driver and the Front Row Motorsports’ No. 34…
OLI CEO to address highway safety group
Members of the National Association of Women Highway Safety Leaders 2013 Conference in San Diego, Calif., are slated for a safety reminder involving roads and railroads, courtesy of Operation Lifesaver,…
David Ragan, CSX set to Play It Safe at Indianapolis
CSX and Sprint Cup Series driver David Ragan will take to the famed Brickyard to remind fans to “Play It Safe” around railroad tracks. CSX is the primary sponsor of…
FRA launches grade crossing iPhone, iPad app
The Federal Railroad Administration has launched Rail Crossing Locator, a free iOS smartphone mobile application for iPhones and iPads that provides easy access to safety information about the nation’s more…
NS “training brains” with graphic public-safety billboards
Graphic billboards showing a cast on a person’s leg with the caption, “I raced a train and all I got was this lousy full-body cast”; two feet poking out from…
CSX Play It Safe campaign in national spotlight at NASCAR All Star Race
Handling problems with the Front Row Motorsports no. 34 Ford Fusion may have kept driver David Ragan from running near the front of the 22-car field during the May 18…
Whatcha gonna do when CP’s cops come for you?
Canadian Pacific Police Service officers were out in force on May 7, Operation Lifesaver’s International Level Crossing Awareness Day, at five locations along the railroad’s U.S. network to enforce grade-crossing…
David Ragan Plays It Safe—all the way to Victory Lane at Talladega
In a spectacular green-white-checkers finish, David Ragan drove his no. 34 Front Row Motorsports (FRM) Farm Rich Ford Fusion to a thrilling victory in the Aaron’s 499 Sprint Cup race…
CSX “Play It Safe” Ford Fusion notches top-20 finish at Richmond
David Ragan, driving the no. 34 CSX “Play It Safe” Ford Fusion, lined up 20th for the April 27th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway…
CSX, David Ragan ready for Richmond race
NASCAR Sprint Cup fans attending the Toyota Owner’s 400 on Saturday evening, April 27, at Richmond International Raceway, or tuning in to the race on Fox Sports, will see something…
Colorado DOT taps LED rail crossing safety signs
Fort Worth, Tex.-based CTC, Inc. said Tuesday the Colorado Department of Transportation has obtained 52 "Do Not Stop on Tracks" signs for 26 highway-rail grade crossings in the Centennial State,…
Operation Lifesaver notes “troubling trend”
Operation Lifesaver has taken note that deaths and injuries from crossing crashes and pedestrian-train incidents rose in the first four months of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011.
CSX, Furniture Row Racing wrap up 2012 sponsorship
The freight railroad industry’s first venture into a key sponsorship with a race team in NASCAR’s top-tier Sprint Cup Series has concluded for this year on a positive note.
Freight railroads mark 4th Annual International Level Crossing Awareness Day
The Association of American Railroads on June 7 will join with the international rail transportation community to raise awareness among motorists and pedestrians about the dangers of railroad grade crossings…
Dover: Teamwork, tenacity get Smith back on track
Railroaders and racers have many characteristics in common. Two of them are teamwork and tenacity. When trouble strikes, they rise to the occasion and band together, working safely and efficiently to…
Regan Smith, No. 78 running strong for Monster Mile
Regan Smith, No. 78 running strong for Monster Mile Regan Smith, driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing/CSX Play It Safe Chevrolet Impala, heads into Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefiting…
Regan Smith, Furniture Row Racing—with CSX—head to Darlington as defending champs
For the fourth time in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, Regan Smith’s Furniture Row Racing no. 78 Chevrolet Impala will carry the CSX Transportation “I BRAKE FOR TRAINS” bumper…
New on RailwayAge.com: “I Brake For Trains,” sponsored by PTMW Inc.
CSX Transportation has partnered with Furniture Row Racing and the No. 78 Chevrolet Impala driven by Regan Smith in NASCAR’s top-tier Sprint Cup Series as an associate sponsor for the…
Anatomy of a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racecar
It may be called “stock car racing,” but the racecars running in today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series are anything but stock. They may look a little like their production namesakes,…
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