Sec. 557.150 - Crossing Railroad Tracks (Type III Hazard)

§ 557.150. Crossing Railroad Tracks (Type III Hazard)

In determining whether a pupil crossing a railroad track is endangered by a serious safety hazard, the number of tracks, type of crossing protection, and number of daily trains during school crossing periods will be considered. To determine whether a hazard exists in a particular situation, appropriate points from subsections (a) and (b) will be added together.

a) Number of Tracks and Type of Protection

  

TYPE OF PROTECTION

NO. OF TRACKS

ACTIVE

CROSSBUCKS ONLY

3 or more

6 points

8 points

1 or 2

4 points

7 points

b) Number of Trains

NO. OF DAILY TRAINS DURING SCHOOL CROSSING PERIODS

POINTS

4 or more

7

3

6

2

5

1

4

(

Amended at 25 Ill. Reg. 16534, effective December 18, 2001

)

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