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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. § 3730)
  • § 3730. Negligence of employee; penalty

    An engineer, fireman, or other agent of a railroad who is guilty of negligence or carelessness that causes an injury to a person shall be imprisoned not more than one year or fined not more than $1,000.00, or both. This section shall not exempt a person from an action for damages. (Amended 1981, No. 223 (Adj. Sess.), § 23; 2021, No. 105 (Adj. Sess.), § 42, eff. July 1, 2022.)