AndyB wrote:Kevin, strictly speaking it's a road traffic offence of ignoring the red lights, even though it's conventionally prosecuted by the railway unless the police are investigating other linked driving offences.
I would guess that the lights continue to flash until the barriers are proven locked with the road open?
Mike Hodgson wrote: Is the 10 sec delay possibly some sort of equivalent of the minimum road open time that applies before auto crossings can close when a second train strikes in after the first has struck out?
John Hinson wrote:I doubt if the railway would prosecute in those circumstances and with my cycnic's hat on it is typical of the dual standards applied by the railway - letting (encourouging?) motorists get into bad habits and then throwing hands up in horror and prosecuting them elsewhere.
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