Motor and Other Vehicles

Special Stops Required

SECTION 31-20-3

§ 31-20-3. Stop signs at dangerous railroad crossings.

The state traffic commission and local authorities with the approval of the state traffic commission are authorized to designate particularly dangerous highway grade crossings of railroads and to erect stop signs at those crossings. When the stop signs are erected, the driver of any vehicle shall stop within fifty feet (50') but not less than fifteen feet (15') from the nearest rail of the railroad and shall proceed only upon exercising due care.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 31, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 31-20-3.)