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SIGNALING

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• Use hand signals to designate your
decision to the motorists.
• Signal must be uniform and understood by
motorist and pedestrians.
• Must be clear and positive.
• Do not give them verbally.
• Be alert and stand erect on both feet.

• Supplement the arm signal with whistle. • Stand side ways to incoming traffic while stopping vehicular traffic.• Look at the person to whom you are signaling. • Let your hands hang at side when not using them. • The arm signals should be shoulder high and a full circular motion of the arm for (GO). .

• If turns are permitted. • To stop a moving lane. • The hand signal should be with arm extended and the palm facing the person to be stopped. .) maintain a 90 degree turn of the body. point at the car you intent to stop and give him the opportunity to stop. describe the movement to be made with an arc of the arm. etc.• Constant waving of the hands is confusing and serves to distract/slow down traffic. • When changing direction ( execute left face.

Normally directing traffic is needed at: • • • • • Accident scenes Emergencies Planned special events Regular points and intersection control Directing pedestrians movements .

WHISTLE SIGNALS: • One Long Blast for STOP. • Three Blasts to be Used for Assistance or for Motorist to be Attentive. . • Two Short snappy Blast for GO.

4. Accident Scenes Other Emergencies Planned Special Events Regular Points and Integration Control Directing Pedestrians Movements. 2. 5. 3. All men in the department should be trained to direct traffic at the following: 1.B. .

absence of a traffic enforcer at an intersection. . or road construction.HOW TO HANDLE A TRAFFIC CONGESTION/JAM: • Traffic congestion/jam is caused by such factors as vehicular accident. stalled vehicle due to engine trouble.

Determine the cause of the traffic congestion / jam. assist motorist to push the vehicle to a place where it will not obstruct the flow of traffic. 3. immediate but complete investigation and remove vehicles involved in the scene of the accident. Where the traffic congestion/jam is caused by a vehicular accident. . If traffic congestion/jam is caused by mechanical trouble.STEPS TO BE TAKEN BY TRAFFIC ENFORCER IN CASE OF TRAFFIC CONGESTION / JAM: 1. conduct fast. 2.

6. Implement proper traffic regulation to avoid further traffic congestion/jam. if not refer back to number one. . Establish yourself and conduct a systematic flow of traffic.4. Observe if the flow of traffic becomes smooth. 5.

Enforcement of traffic laws. rules and regulations with out fear and favor and assist the general public when necessary and requested. ordinances.RESPONSIBILITIES OF A TRAFFIC LAW ENFORCER: 1. .

Keep in mind that in an intersection or any traffic post the following factors should be considered on the placement of the traffic policeman/enforcer. b. Visibility of the traffic to policeman/ enforcer. Personal safety of the policeman/ enforcer. . c.2. a. Visibility of the policeman/enforcer to traffic.

f.d.obstruction to traffic by policeman/ enforcer. Ability to effect necessary control. Non . Accessibility to persons wishing information or making complaints. . e.

. In case of personal necessity or required by the situation in any police emergency.3. The officer shall not leave his post during his tour of duty without permission. except when properly relieved by another policeman/ enforcer. he shall notify his station before leaving and upon return to his post.

he shall promptly notify his station accordingly.4. He shall respond immediately to any emergency call for police service within a responsible distance of his post and if can not be done. .

In warning or correcting a person for a slight infraction of the traffic regulation. He must be calm and control his temper even under trying and provoking circumstances. he shall do so in a firm but brief and civil manner and without obstruction to the flow of the traffic or creating congestion. .5.

Shall be in proper uniform. equipment and must personify the best image of the policeman/ traffic enforcement institution. .6.

In apprehending or issuing citation to a traffic violator. three minutes shall be the maximum time spent for dealing with the offender. .7.

RTMO11 .Instructor • Chief.• PSI EL CID T ROLDAN . Intel and Inves Branch.