Louisiana Operation Lifesaver: A Freight Train

Federal and State Laws

  • U.S. Code, Title 49, 392.10
    Railroad grade crossings: stopping required
  • Louisiana Revised Statute 14:63
    Criminal trespass
  • Louisiana Revised Statute 14:96
    Obstructing highways of commerce
  • Louisiana Revised Statute 14:97
    Simple obstruction of a highway of commerce
  • Louisiana Revised Statute 32:168
    Equipment of locomotive with bell and whistle or horn, sounding of signals
  • Louisiana Revised Statute 32:171
    Obedience to signal indicating approach to train; reporting violations; penalties
  • Louisiana Revised Statute 32:172
    All vehicles must stop at certain railroad grade crossings
  • Louisiana Revised Statute 32:173.1
    Railroad grade crossings; stopping required
  • Louisiana Revised Statute 32:175
    Vehicles must yield at railroad grade crossings; exceptions; penalties for violations
  • Louisiana Revised Statute 32:176
    Required notification of recording devices carried on railroad trains
  • Louisiana Revised Statute 32:661.2
    Operation of a locomotive engine under the influence of alcoholic beverages or controlled dangerous substances; implied consent to chemical tests; administering of test and presumptions
  • Louisiana Revised Statute 32:1518
    Reckless handling of hazardous materials
  • Louisiana Revised Statute 32:1520
    Careless handling of hazardous material
  • Louisiana Revised Statute 48:391
    Obstruction of railroad grade crossings