WORKING PAPERS - AN EVALUATION OF RAILROAD SAFETY. (AN ANALYSIS OF FEDERAL RAILROAD SAFETY LAWS ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND RELATED LAWS.)

The Federal railroad safety laws are analyzed and the discussions include section-by-section summaries, relevant references to Congressional hearings, reports, and floor debate, and other valuable elements of the public record. Some of the major laws discussed are: the Federal Railroad Safety Act of 1970, the Federal Railroad Safety Authorization Act of 1976, the Transportation Safety Act of 1974, the Rail Service Passenger Act of 1970, and the Noise Control Act of 1972. (Portions of this document are not fully legible)

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    Office of Technology Assessment

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  • Publication Date: 1978-5

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  • Pagination: 142 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00181840
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: OTA-T-64
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1978 12:00AM