Support CAOL to Help Save Lives!

California has the highest number of trespassing and

grade crossing fatalities in the United States


California Operation Lifesaver (CAOL) is an independent non-profit safety education and awareness program dedicated to ending collisions, fatalities and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and on railroad rights of way in the State of California


Donate Today: Help Save Lives - Enhance Our Outreach

 Your support will help provide education that plays such an important role in the safety and well-being of Californians. We are dedicated to educating the public about rail safety to help save lives. We are deeply grateful for any support you donate to our rail safety mission.


California Tragic Statistics 2015-2018

     724 Trespass Casualties (including injuries and fatalities)

     410 Trespass Fatalities 

     674 Highway Grade Crossing Incidents with 149 fatalities

     Total of 559 Trespass and Grade Crossing fatalities 

 California ranks number one in Trespassing and 

 Grade Crossing Fatalities

The number of injuries and fatalities have increased across our state 

and it remains critical for California Operation Lifesaver to 

continue to raise awareness

Our Rail Safety Mission is Greatly Assisted by Your Generous Support

You can help us continue our efforts, grow our outreach and 

help us change  dangerous behaviors to save lives by contributing 

to CAOL.



Please Help Us Make a Difference

"It always brings me a sense of pride to watch our California Operation Lifesaver Authorized Volunteer Presenters provide rail safety education for students, first responders, school bus drivers, and audiences across California. Our teams dedication to grow rail safety awareness to save lives is inspiring.


I hope you will make a commitment to support rail safety education in our communities across California by making a gift to CAOL. Your support will help impact change and Save Lives. Every contribution helps and your gift will be put to work immediately

Your gift today makes a big difference tomorrow and every day! "


With Gratitude, 

Nancy Sheehan

Executive Director

California Operation Lifesaver

[email protected] 


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Please join our "SAVE LIVES TELL5" Campaign We ask that you tell five of your family and friends to always practice rail safety and ask those 5 to tell 5 and those 5 to tell 5... together we can change the numbers and grow the message. #SaveLivesTell5                


California Operation Lifesaver Inc. is a registered 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization #68-0336471. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. No goods or services were provided by California Operation Lifesaver Inc. in return for this contribution.


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