New law cracks down on stopped trains in Oklahoma

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A new law to crack down on stopped trains in Oklahoma is now in effect.

Under the law that went into effect Monday, police across the state can fine railroad companies up to $1,000 if trains are stopped for more than 10 minutes.

KOCO reports there are exceptions for emergencies and other situations.

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Crossings in Oklahoma should list a number to call and an ID for the crossing to report stopped trains.

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