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[kraws-buhk, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌbʌk, ˈkrɒs-/
an X -shaped warning symbol for vehicular traffic at a railroad grade crossing.
Origin of crossbuck Unabridged
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  • The point at which train tracks cross a road is marked with a white crossbuck sign.
  • crossbuck signs have been put at many public railroad crossings.
  • If there is no white line painted on the pavement, you must stop the bus before the crossbuck sign.
  • Subpart four specifically addresses a driver's duty when arriving at a crossing marked only by a crossbuck.
  • Directly below the crossbuck is a sign that indicates the number of tracks present if there are multiple tracks at the crossing.
  • When the road crosses over more than one set of tracks, a sign below the crossbuck indicates the number of tracks.

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