49 CFR 229.129 - Locomotive horn

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  • Carter v. Nat'l R.R. Passenger Corp., Case No. 13-cv-00809-JCS
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Northern District of California
    • August 8, 2014
    ...operation claims, both on the grounds of preemption and on the merits. Id. at 21-23. First, Defendants reject Plaintiffs' reliance on 49 C.F.R. § 229.129, which sets a minimal decibel level for locomotive horns at 96dB(A) at 100 feet forward of the locomotive in the direction of travel. Id.......
  • Carter v. Nat'l R.R. Passenger Corp., Case No. 13–cv–00809–JCS
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Northern District of California
    • August 8, 2014
    ...operation claims, both on the grounds of preemption and on the merits. Id. at 21–23. First, Defendants reject Plaintiffs' reliance on 49 C.F.R. § 229.129, which sets a minimal decibel level for locomotive horns at 96dB(A) at 100 feet forward of the locomotive in the direction of travel. Id.......
  • Marsh v. Norfolk S., Inc., CIVIL ACTION NO. 3:14–CV–02331
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 3th Circuit. United States District Court of Middle District of Pennsylvania
    • March 20, 2017
    ...horn produced a minimum sound level of 96 dB(a) at 100 feet forward of the locomotive in its direction of travel, pursuant to 49 C.F.R. § 229.129 ;(m) Norfolk Southern knew or should have known of the potential for pedestrians walking alongside and/or upon the tracks, and in this specific i......
  • Civil City of South Bend, Ind. v. Conrail, No. 3:95-CV-29RM.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 7th Circuit. United States District Court of Northern District of Indiana
    • February 14, 1995
    ...of nor adopts the railroad's operating rules. 9 F.3d at 812 n. 5. The court finds the Ninth Circuit's reasoning persuasive. c. 49 C.F.R. § 229.129 Conrail next contends, relying on Norfolk S. Ry. Co. v. City of Hapeville, 779 F.Supp. 601 (N.D.Ga.1991), that 49 C.F.R. § 229.129 preempts the ......
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  • Carter v. Nat'l R.R. Passenger Corp., Case No. 13-cv-00809-JCS
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Northern District of California
    • August 8, 2014
    ...operation claims, both on the grounds of preemption and on the merits. Id. at 21-23. First, Defendants reject Plaintiffs' reliance on 49 C.F.R. § 229.129, which sets a minimal decibel level for locomotive horns at 96dB(A) at 100 feet forward of the locomotive in the direction of travel. Id.......
  • Carter v. Nat'l R.R. Passenger Corp., Case No. 13–cv–00809–JCS
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Northern District of California
    • August 8, 2014
    ...operation claims, both on the grounds of preemption and on the merits. Id. at 21–23. First, Defendants reject Plaintiffs' reliance on 49 C.F.R. § 229.129, which sets a minimal decibel level for locomotive horns at 96dB(A) at 100 feet forward of the locomotive in the direction of travel. Id.......
  • Marsh v. Norfolk S., Inc., CIVIL ACTION NO. 3:14–CV–02331
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 3th Circuit. United States District Court of Middle District of Pennsylvania
    • March 20, 2017
    ...horn produced a minimum sound level of 96 dB(a) at 100 feet forward of the locomotive in its direction of travel, pursuant to 49 C.F.R. § 229.129 ;(m) Norfolk Southern knew or should have known of the potential for pedestrians walking alongside and/or upon the tracks, and in this specific i......
  • Civil City of South Bend, Ind. v. Conrail, No. 3:95-CV-29RM.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 7th Circuit. United States District Court of Northern District of Indiana
    • February 14, 1995
    ...of nor adopts the railroad's operating rules. 9 F.3d at 812 n. 5. The court finds the Ninth Circuit's reasoning persuasive. c. 49 C.F.R. § 229.129 Conrail next contends, relying on Norfolk S. Ry. Co. v. City of Hapeville, 779 F.Supp. 601 (N.D.Ga.1991), that 49 C.F.R. § 229.129 preempts the ......
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  • A Year-End Summary of Recent Railroad Preemption Cases
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • November 7, 2017
    ...the requirements for locomotive horn audibility and the accompanying procedure to test compliance with those requirements. See, e.g., 49 C.F.R. 229.129. Cases that have recently evaluated horn audibility claims Ryder v. Union Pac. R.R. Co., No. CV 15-431-SDD-EWD, 2017 WL 4364412 (M.D. La. S......
28 provisions
  • Occupational noise exposure; railroad operating employees,
    • United States
    • Federal Register June 23, 2004
    • June 23, 2004
    ...DOT/VNTSC/FHWA-96-5 (1996) for the specific FHWA criteria and recommendations. \79\ See e.g., 49 CFR 393.94(c)(4); 40 CFR 201.22(a); 49 CFR 229.129(b). Test Site This section sets forth the requirements for the testing site where in-cab static measurements are conducted. This section specif......
  • Part II
    • United States
    • Federal Register June 23, 2004
    • June 23, 2004
    ...DOT/VNTSC/FHWA-96-5 (1996) for the specific FHWA criteria and recommendations. \79\ See e.g., 49 CFR 393.94(c)(4); 40 CFR 201.22(a); 49 CFR 229.129(b). Test Site This section sets forth the requirements for the testing site where in-cab static measurements are conducted. This section specif......
  • Part II
    • United States
    • Federal Register October 27, 2006
    • October 27, 2006
    ...(1996) for the specific FHWA criteria and recommendations. \77\ See e.g., 49 CFR 393.94(c)(4); 40 CFR 201.22(a); and 49 CFR 229.129(b). Test Site This section sets forth the requirements for the testing site where in-cab static measurements are conducted. This section specifies the placemen......
  • Occupational noise exposure for railroad operating employees,
    • United States
    • Federal Register October 27, 2006
    • October 27, 2006
    ...(1996) for the specific FHWA criteria and recommendations. \77\ See e.g., 49 CFR 393.94(c)(4); 40 CFR 201.22(a); and 49 CFR 229.129(b). Test Site This section sets forth the requirements for the testing site where in-cab static measurements are conducted. This section specifies the placemen......
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