Chapter 10.72

10.72.010    Trains not to block crossings.*

10.72.010 Trains not to block crossings.*

No person shall cause or permit any railway cars or similar vehicle on rails to stop or stand or to be operated in such a manner as to prevent the use of any street for the purposes of travel for a period of time longer than ten minutes, except that this provision does not apply to railway trains, cars or similar vehicles on rails while blocking or obstructing a crossing because of an accident which requires the operator of the train, car or similar vehicle on rails to stop at or near the scene of the accident. (Prior code § 13.1(17)).

*    For provisions regulating parking at railroad grade crossings, see Section 10.32.060.