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189.550 Vehicles used for transporting children to stop at railroad crossings. Operators of all buses and motor vehicles used for transporting children shall stop their <br>vehicles before crossing any railroad when tracks are at the same level of the roadway. <br>The stop shall be made not less than fifteen (15) feet nor more than fifty (50) feet from <br>the nearest track over which the highway crosses, except where the crossing is protected <br>by gates or a flagman employed by the railroad. After making the stop, the operator shall <br>open the service door and carefully look in each direction and listen for approaching <br>trains or maintenance vehicles before proceeding. If visibility is impaired at the required <br>distance for stopping under this section, the operator may allow the vehicle to slowly roll <br>forward for the purpose of gaining the visibility necessary to safely cross the railroad <br>tracks. Effective: March 18, 2003 <br>History: Amended 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 147, sec. 1, effective March 18, 2003. -- Amended 1988 Ky. Acts ch. 262, sec. 5, effective July 15, 1988. -- Amended 1960 <br>Ky. Acts ch. 123, sec. 4, effective June 16, 1960. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 1376r-10.

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189.550 Vehicles used for transporting children to stop at railroad crossings. Operators of all buses and motor vehicles used for transporting children shall stop their <br>vehicles before crossing any railroad when tracks are at the same level of the roadway. <br>The stop shall be made not less than fifteen (15) feet nor more than fifty (50) feet from <br>the nearest track over which the highway crosses, except where the crossing is protected <br>by gates or a flagman employed by the railroad. After making the stop, the operator shall <br>open the service door and carefully look in each direction and listen for approaching <br>trains or maintenance vehicles before proceeding. If visibility is impaired at the required <br>distance for stopping under this section, the operator may allow the vehicle to slowly roll <br>forward for the purpose of gaining the visibility necessary to safely cross the railroad <br>tracks. Effective: March 18, 2003 <br>History: Amended 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 147, sec. 1, effective March 18, 2003. -- Amended 1988 Ky. Acts ch. 262, sec. 5, effective July 15, 1988. -- Amended 1960 <br>Ky. Acts ch. 123, sec. 4, effective June 16, 1960. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 1376r-10.

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189.550 Vehicles used for transporting children to stop at railroad crossings. Operators of all buses and motor vehicles used for transporting children shall stop their <br>vehicles before crossing any railroad when tracks are at the same level of the roadway. <br>The stop shall be made not less than fifteen (15) feet nor more than fifty (50) feet from <br>the nearest track over which the highway crosses, except where the crossing is protected <br>by gates or a flagman employed by the railroad. After making the stop, the operator shall <br>open the service door and carefully look in each direction and listen for approaching <br>trains or maintenance vehicles before proceeding. If visibility is impaired at the required <br>distance for stopping under this section, the operator may allow the vehicle to slowly roll <br>forward for the purpose of gaining the visibility necessary to safely cross the railroad <br>tracks. Effective: March 18, 2003 <br>History: Amended 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 147, sec. 1, effective March 18, 2003. -- Amended 1988 Ky. Acts ch. 262, sec. 5, effective July 15, 1988. -- Amended 1960 <br>Ky. Acts ch. 123, sec. 4, effective June 16, 1960. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 1376r-10.

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