(a) No person shall operate or move any crawler-type tractor, steam shovel, derrick,
roller or any equipment or structure having a normal operating speed of 10 or less
miles per hour or a vertical body or load clearance of less than 1/2 inch per foot of the distance between any 2 adjacent axles or in any event of less
than 9 inches, measured above the level surface of a roadway, upon or across any tracks
at a railroad grade crossing without first complying with this section.
(b) Notice of any such intended crossing shall be given to a station agent of such
railroad and a reasonable time be given to such railroad to provide proper protection
at such crossing.
(c) Before making any such crossing the person operating or moving any such vehicle
or equipment shall first stop the same not less than 15 feet nor more than 50 feet
from the nearest rail of such railroad and while so stopped shall listen and look
in both directions along such track for any approaching train and for signals indicating
the approach of a train and shall not proceed until the crossing can be made safely.
(d) No such crossing shall be made when warning is given by automatic signal or crossing
gates or a flagger or otherwise of the immediate approach of a railroad train or car. If a flagger is provided by the railroad, movement over the crossing shall be under
the flagger's direction.
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