Police take part in railroad safety

Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 6:55pm

SHREVEPORT - Shreveport Police and Union Pacific Railroad conducted a joint safety checkpoint Wednesday morning.

Their goal was to promote safety for drivers around train crossings.

It lasted from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m..

In that time, officers netted 35 citations for railroad violations.

Officer Bill Goodin says the main goal was to get drivers to be aware of their surroundings, especially around trains.

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