Definition and nonapplication

CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-13 (published on on 08/07/2023)

(a) DEFINITION.-In this chapter, "vehicle" means a car, locomotive, tender, or similar vehicle.

(b) NONAPPLICATION.-This chapter does not apply to the following:

(1) a train of 4-wheel coal cars.

(2) a train of 8-wheel standard logging cars if the height of each car from the top of the rail to the center of the coupling is not more than 25 inches.

(3) a locomotive used in hauling a train referred to in clause (2) of this subsection when the locomotive and cars of the train are used only to transport logs.

(4) a car, locomotive, or train used on a street railway.

<TABLE> <TR><TD colspan="3">HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES <actcitation href="" statecd="US" actaltid="103-272">PUB. L. <actid>103-272</actid></actcitation></TD></TR> <TR> <TD>Revised <para>Section</para> </TD> <TD>Source (U.S. Code)</TD> <TD>Source (Statutes at Large)</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>20301(a)</TD> <TD>45:8 ("trains, locomotives, tenders, cars, and similar vehicles").</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>45:9 (3d sentence).</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>20301(b)</TD> <TD>45:6 (1st sentence proviso).</TD> <TD>Mar. 2, 1893, ch. 196, §6 (1st sentence proviso), 27 Stat. 532; restated Apr. 1, 1896, ch. 87, 29 Stat. 85.</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>45:8 (words after 16th comma).</TD> <TD>Mar. 2, 1903, ch. 976, §1 (words after 23d comma), 32 Stat. 943.</TD> </TR> </TABLE>

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT