About Us

What is Operation Lifesaver?
Operation Lifesaver is a non-profit, international
continuing public education program first established
in 1972 to end collisions, deaths and injuries at
places where roadways cross train tracks, and on
railroad rights-of-way.

Operation Lifesaver programs are sponsored
cooperatively by federal, state, and local government
agencies; highway safety organizations, and the
nation’s railroads.

Frequently Asked Questions
How does Operation Lifesaver accomplish its
lifesaving goals?
Operation Lifesaver’s trained and certified volunteer
speakers provide free safety presentations for
various professions and for all age groups in order to
increase public safety around railroad tracks.
Educational brochures and videos, coloring books for
children and training information can be found on this
website.