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Section 4955.14 | Failure to comply with rules - forfeiture.


An engineer or person in charge of an engine who willfully fails to comply with sections 4955.10 and 4955.11 of the Revised Code, or fails to bring the engine of which he is in charge, with the train attached to it, to a full stop at least two hundred feet before arriving at a railroad crossing or connection, or crosses it before signaled to do so by the watchman, or before the way is clear, is personally liable to any person injured by reason of such failure in a penalty of one hundred dollars, to be recovered by civil action at the suit of the state in the court of common pleas of the county in which such crossing or connection is.

The company in whose employ such engineer or person in charge of an engine is, as well as the person himself, is liable in damages to any person or company injured in person or property by such neglect or act of such engineer or person.

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