Public Utilities and Carriers

Operation of Railroads Generally

SECTION 39-7-8

§ 39-7-8. Ejection of disorderly or nonpaying passengers.

If any person behaves in a disorderly manner, or refuses to pay the regular fare, or rides upon the platform of a car after having been told by the conductor or trainperson to go inside the car, the train may be stopped and he or she may be ejected at any regular station on the road; and every person ejecting a passenger under the provisions of this section at any other place than at a regular station shall be fined one hundred dollars ($100).

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 187, § 43; G.L. 1909, ch. 215, § 47; G.L. 1923, ch. 251, § 38; G.L. 1938, ch. 124, § 38; G.L. 1956, § 39-7-8.)