| Session - 127th Maine Legislature
C "A", Filing Number S-46, Sponsored by
Amend the bill in section 1 in subsection 2 in the first paragraph in the next to the last line (page 1, line 10 in L.D.) by striking out the following: " until the operator may do so safely"
This amendment clarifies that the operator of a motor vehicle approaching a railroad crossing must stop the vehicle not less than 15 feet and not more than 50 feet from the nearest rail of the railroad track and may not proceed if a clearly visible electric or mechanical signal device warns of the approach of a train; a crossing gate is lowered or a flagger gives or continues to give a signal or warning of the approach or passage of a train; a train is visible and is in hazardous proximity to the crossing; or a sign, device or law requires the vehicle to stop.
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