17. Railroad-Highway Grade Crossings 

Directions: Read each statement carefully and mark the response that best answers the question. 

1. Which of the following vehicles are required to stop at highway-rail grade crossings?
2. If you’re driving a CMV that is required to stop at railroad crossings, you must stop __________ the tracks.
3. Which of the following are considered highway-rail grade crossing offenses?
4. If convicted of a highway-rail grade crossing offense while operating a CMV for the third time in less than three years, what is the disqualification period?
5. A round, yellow sign with a large “X” and the letters “RR” accompanied by a smaller rectangular sign that reads “EXEMPT” means:
6. How can you tell if there are multiple tracks at a single crossing?
7. It takes approximately __________ for a 53-foot, 80,000-pound tractor-trailer to cross a single railroad track.
8. What should you do if the warning lights at a crossing begin to flash after you have started to cross the tracks?
9. If your vehicle gets stuck on railroad tracks, what should be your very first step?
10. Who should you call first if your vehicle stalls out on railroad tracks?

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