2010 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 50 - Uniform Classified and Commercial Driver License Act
Part 4 - Commercial Driver Licenses
55-50-412 - Approaching and driving over a railroad highway grade crossing.
55-50-412. Approaching and driving over a railroad highway grade crossing.
(a) It is unlawful for the operator of a commercial motor vehicle to fail to:
(1) Slow down and check that the railroad highway grade crossing is clear of an approaching train, if the driver is not required by § 55-8-147 to always stop at the crossing;
(2) Stop before reaching the railroad highway grade crossing, if the tracks are not clear, if the driver is not required to always stop, pursuant to § 55-8-147;
(3) Have sufficient space to drive completely through the railroad highway grade crossing without stopping; or
(4) Negotiate a railroad highway grade crossing because of insufficient undercarriage clearance.
(b) A violation of this section is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine only.
[Acts 2001, ch. 110, § 4.]
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