Has the zetetic model contributed anything to the development of humankind?

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berny_74

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On the notion of Traincrossings



All public roads must have gates by law. That road is obviously a little private road leading to someone's farm or something.

Here's an article where the DOT says that all public roads must have gates, but private roads may opt out:

http://www.uticaod.com/news/x98867492/Kentucky-truck-driver-ticketed-after-Yorkville-train-collision
From our famous Wikipedia
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All public crossings in the United States are required to be marked by at least a crossbuck; most crossings intersecting rural roads have this setup. If the crossing has more than one railroad track, the crossbuck will usually have a small sign beneath it denoting the number of tracks. As traffic on the road crossing or the rail crossing increases, safety features are increased accordingly. More heavily trafficked crossings have AWDs, with alternately flashing red lights to warn automobile drivers and a bell to warn pedestrians. Additional safety is attained through crossing gates that block automobiles' approach to the tracks when activated. Increasingly, crossings are being fitted with four-quadrant gates to prevent circumventing the gates.

And more on the crossbuck....
Quote from: http://www.fra.dot.gov/downloads/safety/technical_working_group/twg_part_1.pdf
1.  A crossbuck is a type of YIELD sign: the driver should be prepared to
stop at least 4.5 m (15 ft) before the near rail if necessary, unless and
until the driver can make a reasonable decision that there are no trains
in hazardous proximity to the crossing, and it is safe to cross.

A further look at the article we take a look......
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Paragraph (c) of this section
establishes that the private crossings
within a quiet zone must at a minimum
be equipped with crossbucks and
??STOP?? signs conforming to MUTCD
standards together with advance
warning signs in compliance with
? 222.35(c).

The "minimum" requirement for private crossings.

I think he just needs to stop clinging desperately to a position once he's chosen it.  Being wrong now and then is okay, Tom.  It's normal.  No need to be ashamed.

Stop beating the dead horse.

Berny
Really - get out MORE.


Berny
This horse has been beaten

To be fair, sometimes what FE'ers say makes so little sense that it's hard to come up with a rebuttal.
Moonlight is good for you.

No, they don't.


All public roads must have gates by law. That road is obviously a little private road leading to someone's farm or something.

Here's an article where the DOT says that all public roads must have gates, but private roads may opt out:

http://www.uticaod.com/news/x98867492/Kentucky-truck-driver-ticketed-after-Yorkville-train-collision

Tom, explain to me why this "little private road" is paved, painted, and has power lines running down it? These are the characteristics of a tax payed public road.

This is a private road