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47-11-702.


47-11-702.
   
   (a) The driver of any motor vehicle carrying passengers for hire, or
   of any bus, as that term is defined in Section 1-105 of this title,
   owned or operated by a licensed child care facility while carrying
   children, or of any school bus carrying any school child, or of any
   vehicle carrying explosive substances or flammable liquids as a cargo
   or part of a cargo, before crossing at grade any track or tracks of a
   railroad, shall stop such vehicle within fifty (50) feet but not less
   than fifteen (15) feet from the nearest rail of such railroad and
   while so stopped shall listen and look in both directions along such
   track for any approaching train, and for signals indicating the
   approach of a train, except as hereinafter provided, and shall not
   proceed until he can do so safely. After stopping as required herein
   and upon proceeding when it is safe to do so, the driver of any said
   vehicle shall cross only in such gear of the vehicle that there will
   be no necessity for changing gears while traversing such crossing and
   the driver shall not shift gears while crossing the track or tracks.
   
   (b) No stop need be made at any such crossing where a police officer
   or a traffic-control signal directs traffic to proceed.
   

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