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NCJ Number: 63350 Find in a Library
Title: MARYLAND - COLLISION MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES, PART 1 PROCEEDING TO THE SCENE
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Maryland Police Training Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 16
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
Publication Number: PT 75-471-4
Sale Source: 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: THIS BOOKLET EXPLAINS PROCEDURES FOR PROCEEDING TO THE SCENE OF AN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT IN A SAFE, EFFICIENT WAY.
Abstract: POLICE OFFICER STUDENTS ARE GIVEN INFORMATION ON WHAT TO DO WHEN A CALL IS RECEIVED, HOW TO PLAN THE BEST ROUTE TO THE SCENE, WHAT CODE TO USE WHEN PROCEEDING TO THE SCENE, AND WHAT TO DO AFTER ARRIVING AT THE SCENE. THE HANDBOOK STRESSES THE NEED FOR MAKING A SAFE TRIP TO THE SCENE AND PARKING IN A SAFE MANNER. THE STUDENT IS ADVISED OF THE WAYS TO LEARN OF AN ACCIDENT, SUCH AS VIA A RADIO CALL OR BY MOTORIST INFORMATION. DETAILS OF THE ACCIDENT, SUCH AS SEVERITY, CASUALTIES, HELP SUMMONED, IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHEN PROCEEDING TO THE SCENE. STUDENTS ARE URGED TO ANTICIPATE THE SCENE SITUATION, PLAN THE BEST ROUTE, BE AWARE OF IMPAIRED TRAFFIC FLOW AT THE SITE. MARYLAND CODES FOR PROCEEDING TO THE SCENE ARE EXPLAINED AND COVER USE OF LIGHTS AND SIRENS. THE HANDBOOK CONCLUDES WITH A SHORT SELF-TEST. (RFC)
Index Term(s): Maryland; Police driver training; Police effectiveness; Police response time; Police safety; Traffic accident management; Traffic accidents; Traffic units
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