Neb. Legislature resolves: two-person crews are safer

Published: June 9, 2015

two-person_crewIn the final week of legislative session, the Nebraska legislature officially recommended that railroad locomotives should have a two-person crew. 

According to the resolution — LR 338 — safety risks posed by shipments of such materials as ethanol, Bakkan crude oil and chlorine could be reduced by requiring a train crew of at least two individuals. 

The resolution was sponsored by Sen. Al Davis of Hyannis. The legislature adopted it by a 36-4 vote on May 28.

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