Executive Order 2026
By virtue of authority vested in me, I hereby establish the following Executive Order for the Canal Zone:
Section 1. It shall be unlawful for a motorman or any person in control of a street railway car to run same over or upon any street crossing, road crossing, or street railway crossing, at a speed of more than five miles per hour, and without commencing to sound gong, horn, or whistle when at least one hundred feet from said crossing, and continuing to sound same until the crossing has been passed.
Section 2. It shall be unlawful for a motorman or any person in control of a street railway car to run same over or upon any railroad crossing, without bringing the car to a full stop at least ten feet from the nearest rail, and without ascertaining from a view of the railroad track made either by himself or by the conductor that the crossing may be safely passed.
Section 3. A violation of any of the provisions of this order shall be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars, or imprisonment for not more than thirty days, or by both fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the Court.
Section 4. This order shall take effect thirty days from and after this date.
The White House, 22 August, 1914.
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