Public Utilities and Carriers

Railroad Crossings

SECTION 39-8-7

§ 39-8-7. Town or city regulation of speed and manner of operation.

The town and city councils of the several towns and cities shall have power, from time to time, to make reasonable rules and regulations with reference to the rate of speed and mode of operation of railroads in the streets and highways of the respective towns and cities; the rules and regulations must receive the approval in writing of the division of public utilities and carriers.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 187, § 17; G.L. 1909, ch. 215, § 21; G.L. 1923, ch. 251, § 12; G.L. 1938, ch. 124, § 12; G.L. 1956, § 39-8-7.)