1. Every motor vehicle provided by the owner or operator railroad and used to transport
employees shall be equipped with adequate seating facilities, heating facilities and
facilities for communication between occupants of the front seat of the vehicle and
the occupants in the rear compartment of the vehicle. This requirement shall not apply to motor vehicles used to transport employees at
distances of less than five miles from their regular assembly point nor in cases of
2. If any dispute arises as to the adequacy of the facilities provided for in this
section, it shall be submitted to the commissioner of transportation for a fair hearing. Notice of the hearing may be given by mailing the notice of hearing to the owner
or operator railroad. Attendance of witnesses may be compelled by subpoena. If the commissioner finds that a violation of this section has occurred, he may
forward his findings and recommendations to the commissioner of motor vehicles.
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