TITLE 56: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
CHAPTER XIII: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
PART 6000 CARNIVAL AND AMUSEMENT RIDE SAFETY ACT
SECTION 6000.330 TRAMS


 

Section 6000.330  Trams

 

a)         If the tram is used where other vehicular traffic is present, each car shall be equipped so as to prevent passengers from getting on or off except at designated stops.

 

b)         Each tram car shall be equipped with a signal system complying to Section 6000.140.

 

c)         The driver shall not start the tram until all passengers are seated.

 

d)         The maximum allowable side to side motion when the tram is in motion shall not exceed six inches.

 

e)         All hitches must be equipped with safety chains:

 

1)         To keep the tram together; and

 

2)         To keep the wagon tongue from hitting the ground.

 

f)         Any axle extending beyond the face of the wheel shall be covered and/or guarded with a non-rotating shield.

 

g)         Passengers shall not have to step up or down more than 12 inches to enter or exit the car.

 

h)         Each loading/unloading area shall be fenced or otherwise guarded.

 

i)          If tram is operated after dusk, it shall be equipped with head, side and tail lights and loading/unloading area shall be suitably illuminated with either natural or artificial light to assure safe access and egress.

 

(Source:  Amended at 18 Ill. Reg. 13384, effective September 1, 1994)