MeetTeamSafe-T Go Girl Tic Safe-T Willy Skatey
About The Tide Vehicle • Weight: 97,000 pounds • Max speed: 55 MPH • 4 wheelchair spaces • 4 bicycle spaces
Approximate Stopping Distance At 55 MPH 200 Ft 230 Ft 300 Ft 600 Ft >5280 Ft
There’s a New Train in Town! Electric wires connect to the top of the train & provide power
So, how do you stay safe around The Tide?
Stay Alert! Don’t Get Hurt! Look Both Ways at Train Crossings • Always listen for the sounds of a train • Use caution when wearing headsets or using cell phones near tracks • Remember, The Tide’s vehicles are quiet Look Right Look Left
Anytime is Train Time Near the train tracks • Any Track • Any Direction • Any Time
Forget Shortcuts Always cross tracks at marked crossings Always stand behind the caution line Never use tracks as a shortcut Never race a train Walk your bike across the tracks
Tracks are for Trains • Do not climb on top of The Tide vehicles • Never place anything on or around tracks • Cars and people must stay off the • tracks to avoid being hit by a train • Never walk, ride, skateboard, jog or play around the light rail tracks
You! Safety Starts with You!
Stay Off! Stay Away! Stay Alive! ®
Take the Safe-T Challenge • If you come to a crossing and lights are flashing but you don’t see the train, will you cross anyway NO! • If the train doors are closing, will you stick your arm in the door to stop it NO! If anyone asks you to walk or play on the tracks, what are you going to say NO!
Hey everyone, let’s take the SAFETY pledge! Stay Alert! Don’t Get Hurt Anytime is Train time Forget Shortcuts Everyone Should Know Signs and Signals Tracks are for Trains You! Safety Starts with You!