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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 5 : Aeronautics and Surface Transportation Generally

Chapter 068 : Construction and Operation of the Road

Subchapter 007 : Operating Railroads

(Cite as: 5 V.S.A. § 3728)
  • § 3728. Employ of person using alcohol; penalty; damages

    When a railroad corporation employs or retains in its service a conductor, engineer, brakeman, switchman, semaphore operator or other signalman, train dispatcher, or telegraph operator who receives train orders who uses alcohol as a beverage, such fact being known to the president, superintendent, or any of the directors of such road, such corporation shall be fined not more than $3,000.00 nor less than $300.00. Such corporation shall also be liable for the damages that a person sustains by the employment or retention of such employee. (Amended 2017, No. 83, § 161(1).)