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47-11-701.


47-11-701.
   
   (a) Whenever any person driving a vehicle approaches a railroad grade
   crossing under any of the circumstances stated in this section, the
   driver of such vehicle shall stop within fifty (50) feet but not less
   than fifteen (15) feet from the nearest rail of such railroad, and
   shall not proceed until he can do so safely. The foregoing
   requirements shall apply when:
   
   1. A clearly visible electric or mechanical signal device gives
   warning of the immediate approach of a railroad train;
   
   2. A crossing gate is lowered or when a human flagman gives or
   continues to give a signal of the approach or passage of a railroad
   train;
   
   3. A railroad train approaching within approximately one thousand five
   (1,500) hundred feet of the highway crossing emits a signal audible
   from such distance and such railroad train, by reason of its speed or
   nearness to such crossing, is an immediate hazard;
   
   4. An approaching railroad train is plainly visible and is in
   hazardous proximity to such crossing.
   
   (b) No person shall drive any vehicle through, around or under any
   crossing gate or barrier at a railroad crossing while such gate or
   barrier is closed or is being opened or closed.
   

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