321.341  Obedience to signal of train.

When a person driving a vehicle approaches a railroad grade crossing and warning is given by automatic signal, crossing gates, a flag person, or otherwise of the immediate approach of a train, the driver of the vehicle shall stop within fifty feet but not less than fifteen feet from the nearest rail and shall not proceed until the driver can do so safely.

The driver of a vehicle shall stop and remain standing and not traverse such a grade crossing when a crossing gate is lowered or when a human flagman gives or continues to give a signal of the approach or passage of a train.

Section History: Early form

  [C39, § 5029.01; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 321.341]

Section History: Recent form

  87 Acts, ch 170, §9

Internal References

  Referred to in § 321.344A, 321.484, 805.8(2ac)

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