REGULATORY CONTROL HAND SIGNALS
Control hand signals
Where: On any Road
Purpose: To direct traffic in areas where there is high traffic congestion, at the scene of an accident or the normal traffic signals are not operational.
Action: Driver must focus on the signals given by the officer, and strictly adhere to the signal given.
The traffic officer signals takes precedence over any other traffic signal.
a) Stop – Stop traffic approaching from the front
b) Stop – Stop traffic approaching from the rear
c) Stop – Stop traffic approaching from the front and rear
d) Go/Proceed – Indicates to the driver that he/she may proceed
Where: on any Road
Purpose: To direct traffic in areas where there is road works ahead, herdsman leading cattle or other animals across or next to a roadway.
(i) Flag signal to stop - indicating to the driver of a vehicle that he or she shall stop until the proceed flag signal is displayed; and
(ii) Flag signal to proceed - indicating to the driver that he or she shall proceed when the flag signal is displayed.
Flag signals - Warning flag signal
Purpose: Warns a road user to proceed slowly and be alert.