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Cripple Creek Transit

Section 2.17 Railroad Crossings

The City of Cripple Creek transit bus drivers should exercise caution when approaching and crossing railroad tracks, in compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Standards.

  1. The City of Cripple Creek transit driver shall stop 15 to 50 feet before the closest railroad track.
  1. The City of Cripple Creek driver is encouraged to open the forward door to improve his/her ability to see and hear approaching trains.
  2. All drivers should listen and look in both directions.
  3. All drivers should wait until sufficient time has passed after a train has passed in order to have a clear view of any additional tracks that may have an approaching train that may not otherwise be seen.
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