Railroad Crossings Training

Safe and Smart New Driver Training Program

New Driver Training Program: Railroad Crossings

This course is designed to help CMV drivers pass through a railroad crossing safely and know what to do at the tracks in an emergency situation.
With over 200,000 highway-rail grade crossings in the United States, every driver must know how to cross railroad tracks safely. That is especially true for the professional driver, operating a larger vehicle.
After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain what is required when approaching a highway-rail grade crossing
  • Identify various crossing signs, gates, and signals you may encounter
  • Discuss the procedures to safely stop at railroad tracks
  • Describe appropriate actions to take in the event of a railroad-related emergency

Safe and Smart New Driver Training Program: Railroad Crossings Course Topics

The course topics include:
Safe Crossings

  • The Regulations
  • Signs
  • Signals
  • Safety Tips
  • Stuck on the Tracks

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 15 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.