Sec. 25-215. Signals by traffic officers.
Police officers and uniformed school crossing guards may direct traffic by signals. Such signals other than by voice shall be as follows:
(a) To stop traffic by hand: Stand with shoulders parallel to moving traffic. Raise arms forty-five (45) degrees above shoulder with hand extended, palm towards moving traffic to be stopped.
(b) To move traffic by hand: Stand with shoulders parallel to traffic to be moved. Extend right arm and hand full length at height of shoulders towards such traffic, fingers extended and joined, palm down. Bring hand sharply in direction traffic is to move. Repeat movement with left arm and hand to start traffic from opposite direction.
(c) To start and stop traffic by whistle: One blast, moving traffic to stop; two (2) blasts, traffic in opposite direction to move.
(d) Emergency stop of traffic by whistle: Three (3) or more short blasts, all traffic shall immediately clear the intersection and stop. (Code 1959, § 29-39)
Last updated date: 10/23/2006 4:15:21 PM