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# If you approach a railroad track where the gate has come down or lights are flashing how far away should you stop?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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13y ago

3 meters is the safest but some people go 2 meters.

In Oregon, and other states you must stop 15 feet behind the RR tracks (about 5 feet more than 3 meters)

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