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1. Congestion on California freeways, particularly in metropolitan areas, has no ________ _______which can be dealt with in a rigid, and specific manner.


Singular cause, (15-1, 1A)

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2. It Is each officers responsibility as a member of the California Highway Patrol to seek out the causes of ___________ and remove them so that the freeway system _________ to the best of its capabilities.

Congestion, functions.

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3. The two basic types of congestion are ___________ congestion, and ___-________ congestion.


Recurrent, non-recurrent. (15-1, 1C)

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4. When possible, _________ ______________ should be completed off the freeway and out a view of freeway traffic.


Accident investigations. (5-2, 2A2)

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5. Sig Alert’s _______ be initiated and canceled as necessary.


Should, (15-3, 2A4)

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6. Officers _______ actively direct traffic at freeway accidents/incidents as needed to reduce congestion.


Shall, (15-3, 2A5)

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7. Use the patrol vehicle ____ ________ or other _________ _______ to remove vehicles from the roadway whenever practical.


Push bumpers, available means (15-3, 2A8A)

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8. Vehicles over embankment need not be removed during ____ ______ hours, provided they’re not otherwise creating a problem.


Peak traffic (15-3, 2A8E)

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9. When center divider fence or cabling becomes necessary to cut, Caltrans notification _____ be made as soon as possible.


Shall (15-4, 2A8F)

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10. Disabled vehicles are a _______ _______ of freeway congestion. _________ ______ must be taken to aid the disabled motorist.


Major cause, immediate action. (15-4, 2B)

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11. Vehicle disabled upon on- or off-ramps, which are not in traffic and do not present an obstruction to traffic, ______ be tag with a CHP ____.


Should, 422. (15-5, 2B4)

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12. Traffic control techniques that can be put to use by the beat officer include, _____ signals to favor off-ramp traffic, manual operation of ______ for a limited time, recommend _____ _______ where a stop sign exists, ______ Direction by the beat officer to clear the ramp.

Phase, signals, traffic signals, traffic. (15-6, 2D3)

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13. _____________ action _______ only be directed to the primary collision causing violations during the ____ _____ periods.


Enforcement, should, Peak traffic. (15-6, 2E2)

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14. The most common animal encounters that can adversely affect traffic is the _____ ____.


Stray dog (15-7, 2F1)

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15. Shooting of an injured or loose animal ______ be accomplished only as a last resort.


Should (15-7, 2F1E)

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16. ______ _______ should be used to safely remove livestock from the freeway.


Traffic breaks, (15-7, 2F1C)

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17. Debris and vehicle parts within traffic lanes _____ be removed immediately.


Should, (15-7, 2F3)

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18. The primary concern of the ______ prior to removing the hazard should be the ______ for him/herself and the motoring public.


Officer, safety (15-7, 2F3B)

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19. The number one priority when dealing with spilled loads is to determine if ___________ _________ are involved.

Hazardous materials, (15-8, 2F4A)

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20. Determine what type of load has spilled, the exact _______, and number of _____ blocked, etc.


Location, lanes. (15-8, 2F4B)

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21. The beat officer ______ be aware that visual impediments account for much of the ___________.


Should, congestion. (15-8, 2G2)

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22. CHP _______, when available, offer the officer a valuable tool in alleviating traffic congestion.


Aircraft. (15-9, 3A)