In Florida and other States, pedestrians are the unfortunate victims of train related deaths. Statistically, Florida ranks 3rd among all States for train / pedestrian deaths. Georgia ranks 11th. Train companies as well as child and safety experts agree that both train companies and employees as well as pedestrians should exercise due caution due to the serious dangers created by pedestrians walking on or near railroad tracks. It is recommended that pedestrians should stay 25 feet or more from train tracks due to the size of the train, cargo, and the risk of flying debris as the train moves through the area. You can read more about the dangers of trains and safety recommendations and precautions at Florida Ranks 3rd Among States for Pedestrian / Train Deaths.