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Title XXV INCORPORATION AND REGULATION OF CERTAIN UTILITIES AND CARRIERS

Chapter 389

Effective - 28 Aug 1977 bottom

  389.997.  Railroad car loading requirements — exception — motor carrier and railroad safety division of the department of economic development to enforce. — 1.  It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, company or corporation operating a railroad as a common carrier in this state, while transporting freight for compensation or hire, to place immediately ahead of an occupied caboose or immediately behind an occupied locomotive, a flat car on which are placed loads that might shift or move or bulkhead type flat car that is loaded above the top edge of the car or beyond the sides, or a gondola type car loaded above the edge, with pipe, lumber or poles, or with freight or machinery which might shift or move and which the motor carrier and railroad safety division of the department of economic development finds, after hearing, to be an unreasonable risk to the safety and well-being of the employees.

  2.  This section shall not apply to yard switching movements.

  3.  The motor carrier and railroad safety division of the department of economic development of the state of Missouri shall enforce this section and prosecute any violation thereof, as provided for in section 386.570.

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(L. 1977 H.B. 75 § 1)

CROSS REFERENCE:

Division of motor carrier and railroad safety abolished, duties and functions transferred to highways and transportation commission and department of transportation, 226.008


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