(a) Any company, corporation, or officer of court, owning or operating a railroad
over fifty (50) miles in length, which is in whole or in part within this state, shall
be required to equip, maintain, and use on each and every locomotive being operated
in road service in this state in the nighttime a headlight of power and brilliancy
of one thousand five hundred (1,500) candlepower.
(b) Any company, corporation, or officer of court owning or operating a railroad over
fifty (50) miles in length, which is in whole or in part within this state, violating
the provisions of this section, shall be liable on conviction to a penalty of a fine
of not less than three hundred dollars ($300) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500)
for each separate offense. The amount shall be recovered in a civil action in the name of the state.
(c) It is made the duty of any prosecuting attorney of any district in this state
to enforce the provisions of this section when a complaint is properly filed in his
or her office.
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