ORS 811.462
Failure of operator of commercial motor vehicle to slow down and check tracks
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(1)

A person commits the offense of failure of the operator of a commercial motor vehicle to slow down and check that tracks are clear of an approaching train or other on-track equipment if the person:

(a)

Is operating a commercial motor vehicle that is not required by ORS 811.460 (Failure to follow rail crossing procedures for high-risk vehicles) to stop before reaching a rail crossing;

(b)

Is approaching a rail crossing at grade; and

(c)

Fails to slow down and check that the tracks are clear of an approaching train or other on-track equipment before proceeding across the railroad tracks.

(2)

The offense described in this section, failure of the operator of a commercial motor vehicle to slow down and check that tracks are clear of an approaching train or other on-track equipment, is a Class B traffic violation. [2001 c.492 §7; 2017 c.176 §3]

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