8830.0750 Other Regulatory Signs


Published: 2015

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8830.0750 OTHER REGULATORY SIGNS.


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Subpart 1.

Exempt-crossing signs.

At locations that comply with Minnesota Statutes, section 169.28, subdivision 2, an exempt-crossing sign, numbered R15-3 and shown in part 8830.9941, subpart 1, bearing the word "exempt" may be used below the crossbuck and track signs at the grade crossing, and an exempt-crossing sign, numbered W10-1a and shown in part 8830.9941, subpart 1, may be used below the railroad advance-warning sign. These regulatory signs are to inform drivers of vehicles carrying passengers for hire, school buses carrying children, or vehicles carrying flammable or hazardous materials that a stop is not required at certain designated grade crossings, except when a train, locomotive, or other railroad equipment is approaching or occupying the crossing or the driver's view of the sign is blocked.
Any individual, public agency, or private entity, including a rail carrier, may submit a request to the commissioner for installation of exempt-crossing signs. The use of exempt-crossing signs must be authorized by the commissioner at grade crossings that comply with the standards in Minnesota Statutes, section 169.28, subdivision 2. The road authority shall install an exempt-crossing sign below the railroad advance-warning sign. The rail carrier shall install an exempt-crossing sign below the crossbuck and track signs.


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Subp. 2.

"Do not stop on tracks" sign.

Use of the "do not stop on tracks" sign, numbered R8-8 and shown in part 8830.9941, subpart 3, must comply with the MMUTCD.