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NCJ Number: 52087 Find in a Library
Title: MARYLAND - BASIC TRAFFIC CONTROL PROCEDURES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Maryland Police Training Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 34
Sponsoring Agency: Maryland Dept of Transportation

Maryland Police Training Cmssn
Pikesville, MD 21208
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Admin
Washington, DC 20590
Sale Source: Maryland Police Training Cmssn
7 Church Lane
Room 1
Pikesville, MD 21208
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: TECHNIQUES AND PROCEDURES FOR DIRECTING AND CONTROLLING TRAFFIC FLOW, INCLUDING SIGNALS AND GESTURES, ARE PRESENTED IS A SELF-INSTRUCTIONAL UNIT FOR ENTRY-LEVEL POLICE IN MARYLAND.
Abstract: THE OBJECTIVES OF THE UNIT ARE TO DEVELOP AN UNDERSTANDING OF BASIC TRAFFIC DIRECTION AND CONTROL PROCEDURES, INCLUDING UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR EFFECTIVENESS AND SAFETY, SIGNALS AND GESTURES, WHERE AND WHEN TRAFFIC DIRECTION AND CONTROL TECHNIQUES AND PROCEDURES ARE TO BE APPLIED, AND HOW TO HANDLE TRAFFIC IN SPECIAL SITUATIONS. THE UNIT, WHICH IS PRESENTED IN AN OUTLINE FORMAT, COVERS THE FOLLOWING: UNIFORM AND EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR DAYTIME AND NIGHTTIME OPERATIONS AND LOW-VISIBILITY CONDITIONS; APPEARANCE AND BEARING; UNIFORMITY OF SIGNALS AND GESTURES; HOW TO STOP AND START TRAFFIC; SIGNALS FOR RIGHT AND LEFT TURNS; USE OF WHISTLES AND VOICE COMMANDS; PROTECTING PEDESTRIANS; WHERE TO STAND WHEN CONDUCTING TRAFFIC IN VARIOUS SITUATIONS; REGULATING TRAFFIC FLOW; AVOIDING AND BREAKING UP TRAFFIC JAMS; AND SPECIAL SITUATIONS (HILLY ROADS, BAD WEATHER, FIRES, ACCIDENTS, ETC.). MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS ARE INCLUDED AS A STUDY AID. (LKM)
Index Term(s): Maryland; Self instructional materials; Traffic control and direction; Traffic law enforcement training
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