Ironically, the Federal Railroad Safety Act of 1970 (FRSA) (2)--designed "to promote safety in every area of railroad operations and reduce railroad-related accidents and incidents"--has resulted in the most devastating form of federal preemption.
What does FRSA stand for?
FRSA stands for Federal Railroad Safety Act of 1970
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- Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (UK)
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- Fondation Romande en Faveur des Personnes Sourdes-Aveugles (Swiss blind-deaf foundation)
- Free Radical Scavenging Activity
- Fiji Road Safety Action Plan
- Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Records
- Family Relationships Services Branch
- Fast Response Support Boats
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But there are major questions about the appropriateness of much of the Federal Railroad Safety Act of 1970 (which was probably passed in the wave of political popularity at that time of detailed social regulation generally, and possibly too in response to the short-run lapses in rail safety performance in the financially strapped decade of the '60s).