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Units responding to calls on the freeway will respond code 2 while on the freeway. What emergency devices may be used?

Alternating headlights

Rear flashers

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Units should proceed in the opposite direction of normal flow only when?

Specific request of DPS

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On multiple unit responses, the first unit approaching or entering the freeway within a mile of the incident report its identity, location and direction. Other units approaching will then stage level 1, preferably where?

Near the on-ramp

3

The distress lane refers to what area?

Area between the median barrier wall and the number 1 traffic lane

May be referred to as the emergency lane

4

Where is the gore point?

Area around freeway entrance and exit

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Where is lane number 1?

Lane nearest the median wall excluding the HOV lane

6

On multiple unit responses the first unit approaching or entering the freeway within a mile of an incident report what?

Unit ID

Location

Direction

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The unified command post will include whom?

DPS

ADOT

FD

PD

8

Traffic control and warning devices should be left to whom when possible?

DPS

9

What may be employed as a rope to ascend or descend to the freeway proper?

Booster line or other hoseline

10

What will usually provide the best method of advocating a line to elevated sections of the freeway?

Ladder company

11

The emergency lane is pictured where in relation to lanes 1-3?

Nearest the slow lane, lane 3

12

The other term for access road is what?

Frontage Road

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The term against the wall is defined as what?

Area around the median barrier wall

14

The term "the curve" is defined as what?

Usually I17 Durango curve

May also referred to the Broadway curve I10

May also refers to the I10 curve at squawk Peak interchange

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The high occupancy vehicle lane also goes by what other names?

Carpool lane

Bus lane

Diamond lane

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Main lane is defined as what?

Controlled access freeway

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The term "mini stack" is defined as where?

Squaw Peak/I10, SR 51 and Loop 202 near 20 St Roosevelt and McDowell

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The term shoulder is defined as being where?

Usually right of the emergency lane

May also refer to median near left side of roadway

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The term "split" is defined as being where?

Maricopa interchange (I10/I17) interchange west of the airport

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The term tunnel is defined as being where?

Under Central 3rd st. to 3rd ave.

Also called the Deck

21

The designator for the Black Canyon is what and what is its location?

Interstate 17

Begins at Durango curve north through Phoenix

22

The designator for the East Papago is what and what is its location?

Loop 202

Begins at I10/SR 51/L-202 interchange and continues east to Price Road

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The designator for the Hohokam is what and where is it located?

State Route 143

Begins at I10 and 48th st. north of McDowell

24

What is the defined location for the Maricopa Freeway?

I17 South (East) of the Durango curve to Maricopa interchange and I10 continuing east

25

What is the designator for the Papago and where is it located?

Interstate 10

Entering Phoenix from the west to the Maricopa interchange where it becomes the Maricopa Freeway

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What is the designator for the Squaw Peak and where does it run?

State Route 51

Begins at the I10/L-202/SR-51 interchange continues north

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What is the designator for the superstition Freeway and where is it located?

US 60

Begins at the I10/US60 interchange continues east

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What is the designator for the Sky Harbor Expressway and where does it run?

SR 143

Begins at University Dr. to Sky Harbor Boulevard

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What is the designator for the Agua Fria Freeway and where does it run?

Loop 101

Begins at the I17 and Loop 101 interchange and continues west/southwest to Glendale Avenue

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