Fermilab has developed a simple, inexpensive, effective device to reduce collision incidents related to vehicles stuck on railroad grade crossings. The device simulates continuity of locomotives or other rolling stock from rail to rail, closing the existing DC track circuit and mimicking the presence of a train.
Primary Application Area: Other
Technology Development Status: Prototype
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Value Proposition: Compact, low-cost safety solution for first responders, commercial vehicle drivers, and law enforcement.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
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