49 CFR Appendix H to Part 222, Schedule of Civil Penalties 1

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Appendix H to Part 222 - Schedule of Civil Penalties 1
Section Violation Willful
violation
Subpart B - Use of Locomotive Horns
§ 222.21 Use of locomotive horn
(a) Failure to sound horn at grade crossing $5,000 $7,500
Failure to sound horn in proper pattern 1,000 3,000
(b) Failure to sound horn at least 15 seconds and less than 1/4-mile before crossing 5,000 7,500
Sounding the locomotive horn more than 25 seconds before crossing 1,000 2,000
Sounding the locomotive horn more than 1/4-mile in advance of crossing 1,000 2,000
§ 222.33 Failure to sound horn when conditions of § 222.33 are not met 5,000 7,500
§ 222.45 Routine sounding of the locomotive horn at quiet zone crossing 5,000 7,500
§ 222.49 (b) Failure to provide Grade Crossing Inventory Form information 2,500 5,000
§ 222.59 (d) Routine sounding of the locomotive horn at a grade crossing equipped with wayside horn 5,000 7,500

1 A penalty may be assessed against an individual only for a willful violation. The Administrator reserves the right to assess a penalty of up to $109,819 for any violation where circumstances warrant. See 49 CFR part 209, appendix A.

[ 71 FR 47634, Aug. 17, 2006, as amended at 73 FR 79702, Dec. 30, 2008. Redesignated at 74 FR 46394, Sept. 9, 2009 as amended at 77 FR 24420, Apr. 24, 2012; 81 FR 43110, July 1, 2016]

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