2017 Utah Code
Title 41 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 6a - Traffic Code
Part 12 - Railroad Trains, Railroad Grade Crossings, and Safety Zones
Section 1204 - Trains -- Interference with vehicles limited.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 41-6a-1204 (2017)
Effective 5/12/2015
41-6a-1204. Trains -- Interference with vehicles limited.
  • (1) A person or government agency may not operate a train in a manner to prevent vehicular use of a roadway for a period of time in excess of five consecutive minutes except:
    • (a) when necessary to comply with signals affecting the safety of the movement of trains;
    • (b) when necessary to avoid striking any object or person on the track;
    • (c) when the train is disabled;
    • (d) when the train is in motion or while engaged in switching operations;
    • (e) when there is no vehicular traffic waiting to use the crossing;
    • (f) when necessary to comply with a governmental safety regulation; or
    • (g) as determined by a highway authority.
  • (2) A violation of this section is an infraction.

Amended by Chapter 412, 2015 General Session
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