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OPERATION LIFE SAVER

 

 

Operation Lifesaver is a national public education program sponsored by the Railway Association of Canada and Transport Canada and works in co-operation with the Canada Safety Council, provincial safety councils/leagues, railway companies, unions, police, public and community groups.

Its goal is to reduce the needless loss of life, injuries and damages caused by highway/railway crossing collisions and train/pedestrian incidents.

 

Please visit OPERATION LIFESAVER website and learn more.

 

Reminder:  Rails and Recreation DO NOT mix!

 

 

HIGHWAY/RAILWAY FACTS

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In 2006, at least 28 people were killed and 27 seriously injured in 249 highway/railway crossing collisions (combined for public and private
crossings). *

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At least 58 people were killed and 27 were injured while trespassing on railway property.*

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A motorist is 40 times more likely to die in a crash involving a train than in a collision involving another motor vehicle.

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There are approximately 55,000 public, private and pedestrian highway/railway crossings in Canada.

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Approximately 50% of vehicle/train collisions occur at crossings with active warning devices (gates, lights, bells).

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Most crashes occur within 40 kms of the motorist's home.

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Trains CANNOT stop quickly.

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An average freight train travelling at 100 km/h requires about 2 km to stop. A passenger train travelling at 120 km/h requires about the same distance to stop.

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The majority of highway/railway collisions occur when the train is travelling less than 80 km/h.

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An approaching train activates flashing light signals and gates approximately 20 seconds before the train reaches the crossing.

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An automobile travelling at 90 km/h requires about 60 metres to stop.

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The average locomotive weighs 110 tonnes.

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The average automobile weighs less than two tonnes

 

 

 

Source:  www.operationlifesaver.ca

 

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 "Try to park your vehicle in a safe and secure place, where a stranger with a saw would be instantly suspect.   When possible, keep your car in the garage, instead".

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SAFETY TIP OF THE DAY

If you have a fireplace, woodstove or use gas logs/furnace, make sure you have an operable UL approved carbon monoxide detector.

 

Road Watch

Report aggressive driving

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GTA's Most Wanted

Watch the latest episode 

(First aired: July 9, 2009)

 A partnership among Peel Regional Police, Rogers Television and other Police Agencies across the GTA, to make our Region a Safer Community.   A show intended to engage the public to help the police apprehend suspects and criminals.  

 The Police Show, produced by the Peel Regional Police, is a weekly half-hour TV show featuring the latest news, as well as legal and crime prevention issues.  

Stay Tuned.  Visit Rogers Television for more information...

Ontario's Bill 118,

"Hands-Free" Law in full effect

 You risk a $155 fine if caught dialing and driving.   It's Ontario's law against using handheld devices like cellphones while driving.

Use voice mail and respond to the call at a safer time." 

Remember, "You'll survive a missed phone call; you might not survive a collision!"

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GRAFFITI

 READ IT, RECORD IT, REPORT IT, REMOVE IT  

If you see it in our neighbourhood, please let me know and I will take care of it.  If you see graffiti in progress, please call 9-1-1. 

You can also follow the link below to fill a

Graffiti Report and submit it on line

Do you have a PC at home?  Did you know that only 28% of parents are aware that their children use Instant Messaging?  Click on the logo below to learn more about this Internet 101 Tool Kit.

CAMPAIGN IN EFFECT  

 Pedestrian Safety  

I Am Not A Target

- I make eye contact with drivers

- I listen to what's around me

- I look left-right-left before crossing the street, and continue looking as I cross 

 

Learn how to

SAFELY STORE AND TREAT WATER

Be prepared to be self-sufficient for at least 72 hours.

Know the risks /  Make a plan /  Prepare a kit

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"What is life?

It is the flash of a firefly in the night.  It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.  It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset."  Crowfoot

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