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Senate Bill 0182

Senate Bill 0182

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF SB182 (Updated April 12, 2001 6:51 PM - DI 84)

Unobstructed view at railroad crossing. Allows the Indiana department of transportation to adopt rules to adjust the required distance for an unobstructed view along a railroad right-of-way. Provides that a crossing equipped with a train activated gate is exempt from the statutory requirement of an unobstructed view of at least 1500 feet or the minimum length requirement established by a rule of the department, if the railroad maintains an unobstructed view for at least 250 feet in both directions. Provides that a railroad that fails to maintain an unobstructed view shall be held liable for a penalty of $100 a day for each day the violation continues, subject to a maximum fine of $5,000.
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