(1) The Department of Transportation shall employ at least three full-time railroad inspectors to assist the department as the department may prescribe in:
(a) Inquiring into any neglect or violation of and enforcing any law of this state or any law or ordinance of any municipality thereof relating to railroad safety;
(b) Inquiring into any neglect or violation of and enforcing any rule, regulation, requirement, order, term or condition issued by the department relating to railroad safety; and
(c) Conducting any investigative, surveillance and enforcement activities that the department is authorized to conduct under federal law in connection with any federal law, rule, regulation, order or standard relating to railroad safety.
(2) A railroad inspector may stop and detain any train and the contents thereof that the railroad inspector reasonably believes is being operated in violation of any law, ordinance, rule, regulation, requirement, order, standard, term or condition referred to in subsection (1) of this section. [Formerly 760.070]Section: Previous 824.014 824.016 824.018 824.019 824.020 824.022 824.024 824.026 824.028 824.030 824.040 824.042 824.045 824.050 824.052 Next
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