WARNING: Don’t die for a selfie, STAY OFF THE TRACKS!
The Associated Press reported that deaths by railroad track selfies/photo shoots is on the rise, and transportation officials and railroad carrier reps. are stepping up efforts to warn the public of this growing, deadly trend. The concern is greater this time of year, during prom and graduation season, when teens, young adults and even some professional photographers, think it’s okay to get a few shots on railroad tracks. Aside from the fact that walking on or standing near active tracks is illegal – it is extremely dangerous. Read the complete story here.