Chapter 14 MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC*
Section 14-253 Obedience to signal indicating approach of train.
(a) Whenever any person driving a vehicle approaches a railroad
grade crossing under, any of
the circumstances stated in this section, the driver of such vehicle shall stop within fifty (50) feet,
but not less than fifteen (15) feet from the nearest rail of such railroad, and shall not proceed
until he can do so safely. The foregoing requirements shall apply when:
(1) A clearly visible electric or
mechanical signal device gives warning of the immediate
approach of a railroad train,
(2) A crossing gate is lowered or
when a human flagman gives or continues to give a signal
of the approach or passage of a railroad train.
(3) An approaching railroad train
is plainly visible and is in hazardous proximity to such
(b) No person shall drive any vehicle through, around or
under any crossing gate or barrier at a
railroad crossing while such gate or barrier is closed or is being opened or closed.
(Code 1964, § 12.285)
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 300.295.