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Train Drive Essay

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1. The crossbuck sign tells you:
A) To hurry across the tracks.
B) That there is only one railway track ahead.
C) To slow down, look, listen, and be prepared to yield to an approaching train.

2. How long does it take an average train travelling 100 km/h, pulling approximately 8,000 tonnes of freight, to STOP after initiating an emergency brake application?
A) The length of a football field.
B) 250 metres.
C) 500 metres.
D) Up to 2 kilometres.

3. When you see a train approaching, why is it hard to judge its speed and distance?
A) Trains can change speeds suddenly.
B) An optical illusion makes the train appear to be farther away and moving slower ...view middle of the document...

C) Keep going. Do not get trapped.
D) Try to lift the gate.

6. Your vehicle is stuck on the track. What steps do you take?
A) Stay in the vehicle.
B) Try to find a tow truck to move your car.
C) Run down the track to wave down any approaching train.
D) Get out and away from the tracks IMMEDIATELY and call proper authority for help.

7. The primary contributing cause of vehicle-train collisions is:
A) Weather conditions.
B) Malfunctioning warning devices.
C) Poor eyesight.
D) Driver error.

8. When you are approaching a crossing and the lights flash, the gates begin to come down and a train is coming, you must stop prior to entering the crossing.
A) True
B) False

9. When the gates stay down after a train has passed on a crossing with more than one set of tracks, it means another train is coming.
A) True
B) False

10. A train can avoid a collision if the locomotive engineer applies the brakes as soon as he sees a vehicle stalled on the tracks.
A) True
B) False

11. Virtually all collisions between a vehicle and a train are preventable.
A) True
B) False

12. A crossbuck is the most common warning device at a highway/railway crossing.
A) True
B) False

13. When approaching a highway/railway crossing, look in both directions and listen for signals that may indicate the approach of a train.
A) True
B) False

14. A STOP sign at a highway/railway crossing means the same thing as a STOP sign at any other highway intersection.
A) True
B) False

15. The number posted below a crossbuck shows how many tracks there are at the crossing.
A) True
B) False

16. It's okay for you to cross when the last car of a train clears the crossing immediately.
A) True
B) False

17. It's illegal to drive around crossing gates.
A) True
B) False

18. Most vehicle-train collisions occur when the train is travelling more than 50 km/h.
A) True
B) False

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