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3. Officers will use uniform hand signals and gestures for manual traffic directionand control. It is important that officers position themselves so that their handsignals can be seen from a long distance. Two basic hand signals should be used.Officers shoulduse an open hand, palm out sign to indicate “STOP”. To starttraffic from a stopped position, officers should point towards the first stoppedvehicle. Once the driver’sattention is gained, use the other hand to motion thedriver to proceed.4. When utilizing flares and cones, set them far enough from the collision sceneto give sufficient warning to approaching traffic.Downloaded by Arhzen Delos Reyes ([email protected])lOMoARcPSD|14628070
Traffic Management and Accident Investigation201724 |P a g e5. Traffic officers will have the responsibility of manually overriding traffic controldevices when there is an excessive amount of traffic congestion (for example,special events or sporting events).6. Officers should be prepared to stop traffic and give priority to other vehiclesthat may also be responding to the scene (for example, the Fire Department, towcompanies, or Seattle Department of Transportation).7. Officers assisting at a fire or rescue scene shall ensure that civilian traffic doesnot interfere with the respective operation. In no case should vehicles be allowedto drive over a fire hose, unless specifically directed by Fire Departmentpersonnel on the scene.(m). Proper Hand Signals When Directing the Flow of Traffic?Downloaded by Arhzen Delos Reyes ([email protected])lOMoARcPSD|14628070
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Traffic Management and Accident Investigation201727 |P a g e(n).Driver/s Standard Hand Signal when turning to Left, Right, and whenabout to Stop(B). Registration of Motor VehiclesR.A. 4136, mandates that all motor vehicle shall be registered by its owner atthe designated district office of the LTO.(a).Classification of Registered Motor Vehicles:1.Private- these are motor vehicles used for personal use of theirowner2.Public Utility Vehicle- (PUV) These are registered primarily for theconveyance of passengers and commercial goods3.Government Vehicle- these are motor vehicles owned by thegovernment and are being used for official purposes only bygovernment officials4.Diplomat Vehicles- these are vehicles issued to foreign diplomatsand consuls assigned in the Philippines.(b).Plate Numbers and Colors:Upon registration, motor vehicles are assigned with plate numbers. Theletter and numeral prefixes are based on the date and place ofregistration. The letter prefixes indicates the place of first registration,year and model of registered motor vehicle. it could be determined fromDownloaded by Arhzen Delos Reyes ([email protected])lOMoARcPSD|14628070

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