ERIC Number: ED107804
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Highway Safety Program Manual: Volume 15: Police Traffic Services.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Volume 15 of the 19-volume Highway Safety Program Manual (which provides guidance to State and local governments on preferred highway safety practices) focuses on police traffic services. The purpose and objectives of a police services program are described. Federal authority in the areas of highway safety and policies regarding a police traffic services program are explained. Program development and operations (police training; traffic law enforcement; traffic direction and control; accident investigation; reporting hazardous conditions regarding environment, vehicles, and drivers; and other police traffic services) are presented. Criteria and procedures for program evaluation and different types of reports (operational, management information, program evaluation, and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) are explained. Local government participation and funding criteria for various aspects of the program are outlined. Appendixes contain the Highway Safety Program Standard 15, Police Traffic Services; a glossary of definitions; references; a list of representative projects; and a list of resource organizations. (NH)
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Guidelines, Local Government, Objectives, Police, Policy, Program Evaluation, Reports, Services, State Government, State Programs, Traffic Safety
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 ($1.60)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.