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In-Service Safety Series
HIGHWAY-RAIL GRADE CROSSING SAFETY
In-Service Safety Series
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


Total time for this module: 1 hour 15 minutes

MODULE OVERVIEW
The school bus driver must be aware of the potential dangers at highway-rail grade crossings.
The school bus driver must know how to cross a highway-rail intersection safely.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the completion of this module, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the potential dangers at highway-rail grade crossings
2. Explain the appropriate procedures to make such a crossing safely.

MAIN TOPICS
1. School Buses and Highway-Rail Grade Crossings
2. Review of Key Points
3. Review of Local Laws/Procedures

MATERIALS NEEDED
Overhead projector and screen
Overhead slides
Television and VCR

Handouts: Agenda
How to Cross a Highway-Rail Intersection Safely, Handout #1
Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Warning Devices, Handout #2
Local policies and procedures

NOTE: Where it is appropriate, add information about your policies and procedures for students with special needs.



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