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NCJ Number: 50898 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE TRAFFIC CONTROL FUNCTION, 4TH ED.
Author(s): P B WESTON
Corporate Author: Charles C. Thomas
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 410
Sponsoring Agency: Charles C. Thomas
Springfield, IL 62704
Sale Source: Charles C. Thomas
2600 South First Street
Springfield, IL 62704
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AN UPDATED MANUAL OF THE POLICE ROLE IN TRAFFIC CONTROL AND HIGHWAY SAFETY PROVIDES A NEW FOCUS ON WAYS IN WHICH TRAFFIC CONTROL IS AFFECTED BY SOCIAL CHANGE, ENERGY CONSERVATION, AND FEDERAL-STATE PARTNERSHIPS.
Abstract: NEW CHAPTERS ON THE NATIONAL TRAFFIC SAFETY EFFORT, THE 55 MILE-PER-HOUR NATIONAL MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT, PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLING SAFETY, AND WOMEN TRAFFIC OFFICERS ARE INTEGRATED WITH ESTABLISHED CONCEPTS FOR DIRECTING TRAFFIC, INVESTIGATING ACCIDENTS, AND TAKING ENFORCEMENT ACTION BASED ON ACCIDENT ANALYSIS. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE THE PRINCIPLES OF TRAFFIC LAW, LAW ENFORCEMENT AND TRAFFIC CONTROL TACTICS, OFFICER SURVIVAL, ENGINEERING AND CONTROL DEVICES AND TECHNIQUES, REPORTS AND RECORDS, STATE TRAFFIC RECORDS SYSTEMS, RESEARCH AND COMMUNITY ACTION, DRIVERS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS, AND UNSAFE VEHICLES, HIGHWAYS, AND DRIVERS. FIGURES AND DIAGRAMS ILLUSTRATE THE TEXT. NO REFERENCE OR FOOTNOTES ARE INCLUDED. AN INDEX IS PROVIDED. (KBL)
Index Term(s): Accident investigation; Bicycles; Community involvement; Driving Under the Influence (DUI); Pedestrians; Police information systems; Police responsibilities; Police women; Procedure manuals; Records; Research; Traffic control and direction; Traffic control equipment; Traffic law enforcement
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