Reckless drivers cheat death at level crossings

Footage released by Network Rail has shown the continuing reckless behaviour of drivers and pedestrians at Britain's level crossings in a series of near misses with high speed trains.

A new advert from the rail operator has again highlighted the dangers of trying to beat the railway barriers.

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Warning over level crossing risks

An advert showing the dangers of not paying attention at level crossings is being launched today. Network Rail has a £130m investment programme to improve level crossing safety.