Cornell Local Roads Program

Review Lesson 4

1. Highway Superintendents should have a traffic control plan for their work zones.

A) True
B) False

2. Highway departments can choose any kind of traffic control devices, as long as they work properly.

A) True
B) False

3. Placing a trained and motivated employee in your work zone as the flagger is the best work zone traffic control policy.

A) True
B) False

4. In New York State proper flagging equipment includes the following:

A) Red flag, Stop-Slow paddle, orange flag
B) Stop-Slow paddle, red Stop-Slow flag, red flag
C) Red flag, Stop-Slow paddle, any sign that stops traffic effectively
D) Stop-Slow paddle, red flag for emergencies only

5. Which is the correct location for a flagger to be posted on a roadway, as seen by the traffic approaching a work zone?

A) On the center line facing traffic
B) On the right shoulder facing traffic
C) In the middle of the lane facing traffic

6. To release traffic properly while flagging, you should:

A) Make eye contact with drivers and then wave them forward with the flag
B) While maintaining eye contact with the first vehicle, turn the paddle to Slow or drop the flag to your side
C) Turn around to watch the activity in the work zone while switching the Stop-Slow paddle to Slow

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