About every three hours, a person or vehicle is hit by a train, according to the Federal Railroad Administration.
Last year, more than 2,000 people chose not to wait for a train, and about 265 paid the ultimate price – their lives. Still, every day, motorists choose to take risks at railroad crossings.
This moment – the one where a critical and often deadly choice is being made – is the focus of Union Pacific's 2017 public rail safety campaign. In a new edition of "Your Life is Worth the Wait" campaign, YouTubers will be faced with an important decision: Cross or Don't Cross?
What will you decide?