Each watchperson stationed at a railroad crossing within the city shall have authority to regulate and control traffic of vehicles at such crossing. It shall be his or her duty to direct the movement of traffic at such crossing in such a manner as will facilitate the movement of traffic, prevent congestion, and accidents. He or she shall stop all movement of vehicles at such crossing when any engine, car, or conveyance of the railroad company approaches such crossing upon the tracks of such company, by holding a stop signal in his or her hand extended straight out from his or her shoulder, and facing the street. It shall be unlawful for any person to violate any lawful order or signal of such watchperson.
(Ord. 1116, passed 2-25-1957)