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1

What three agencies will investigate major railroad crashes?

Florida DOT
Federal Railroad Administration
NTSB

2

Primary responsibility of JSO personal at railroad crash “A” Incident is what?

Care for injured
Secure scene
Assist JFRD and investigating agencies

3

First officer at scene will notify HQ of what?

Report Association of American Railroads (AAR) crossing number if possible

4

Should crash scene be treated as crime scene?

Yes

5

Supervisor will respond to scene of any railroad crash involving serious injury, ____ , or release of HAZMAT materials and notify who?

Death
Patrol Watch Commander

6

Supervisor will have _______ notify FRA and DOT Rail Operations Inspector.

NCIC dispatcher

7

Who is responsible for removal of wreckage?

Railroad

8

If train collides with vehicle and vehicle was on roadway at point of impact, what report is done?

Long form crash report

9

If train collides with vehicle being operated on private property; like Blount Island, what report is completed?

General Offense report for accidental death, accidental injury, or damage to property

10

If train collides with ATV, irregardless of location, fatality, injuries what report is completed?

Long form crash report

11

If train collides with pedestrian, bicyclist, or other non-motorized conveyance resulting in death or injury what report is done?

General offense report regardless of location

12

If train collides with train, with no injuries, fatalities, or damage to property other than railroad what report is done?

No report necessary

13

If circumstances require a Long Form Crash Report, what JSO unit will respond?

Traffic Homicide

14

If circumstances involve GO report and fatality, what JSO Unit should respond?

Homicide

15

Amtrak operates exclusively on what railroad lines?

CSX lines

16

Officers trying to stop a train will position themselves on which side of track?

Left of the track as facing the train

17

A flare between the rails is a signal to the engineer to do what?

Reduce speed to cautionary speed

18

Who shall be notified anytime a train engineer or crew member is arrested?

Street supervisor

19

Under MO 734.104, no locomotive , car, train, or other vehicle shall obstruct a street or crossing for longer than ____ minutes in a 15 minute period, except in an emergency. This does not apply to trains in motion, but switching.

5 minutes

20

Who receives an NTA for obstructing a crossing?

Issue to railroad company

21

JSO will investigate all injuries, _____, and property damage as result of railroad crashes.

Deaths

22

Among other duties, a responding supervisor at a railroad crash involving HAZ MAT shall coordinate with JFRD and DOT personnel in the establishment of a CP, inner, and outer perimeter . T/f

True

23

The FRA and the NTSB will investigate all train accidents that result in damages to track or equipment exceeding _____ .

$1,000,000.00

24

The local DOT Investigator will respond as soon as possible within _____ hours and will provide an estimated time of arrival.

2 hours

25

Who has responsibility and authority for the inner perimeter ?

DOT investigator

26

The engineer's certificate _____ shall be listed on all reports in the space for the Drivers license.

Number

27

How many railroads operate in Duval County?

4. CSX, Norfolk Southern, FEC, And Tallyrand Terminal RR Company

28

Some trains in Duval County may be traveling as fast as ___ MPH.

80 MPH

29

A freight train with 150 cars going 60 MPH will continue to travel for _____ miles after brakes are applied.

1.5 miles

30

Almost every ____ minutes in the US a train collides with a motor vehicle.

90 minutes

31

Among other duties a responding supervisor at a railroad crash involving hazardous materials shall coordinate with JFRD and DOT personnel in the establishment of a command post and an inner and outer perimeter. T/f

True

32

Who maintains a list of AAR numbers?

Dispatch

33

The _____ will decide whether a NTA citation shall be issued or if the subject is to be physically arrested.

Supervisor

34

If an engineer refuses or fails to produce their engineers certificate upon demand, who will be called to the scene?

DOT Rail Operations Inspector

35

Who owns the Railroad Crashes and Incidents Administrative Order?

Chief of Patrol

35

All rail lines south and east of the St Johns River in Duval County belong to which company?

Florida East Coast Railway

35

Train vs. motor vehicle crashes are _____ Times more likely to result in a fatality.

30 Times

36

FDOT investigator will respond to any derailment involving _____ or more cars, any crash at a crossing involving three or more fatalities, or any incident part of a pattern or trend.

10 or more

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