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Priority rules of the road for public transit vehicles

Priority rules of the road for public transit vehicles

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Published by Roads and Transportation Association of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic regulations.,
  • Traffic flow.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[prepared by Transvision Consultants Limited; Thomas E. Geehan ... [et al.].
    ContributionsGeehan, Thomas E., Roads and Transportation Association of Canada., Transvision Consultants Limited.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE 370 P8 P95 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 57 p.:
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16560477M

    Safety should be your FIRST priority on any ride. You are the only person that can ensure your own safety. Keep in mind that your actions and decisions can also affect the safety of the people around you. Life does not come with an “undo” button, so remember that bad decisions and choices can come with permanent consequences. While riding, stay alert and focused, and be aware of the. Priority control (see definition in Section 4A) is typically given to certain nonemergency vehicles such as buses and light-rail vehicles. Examples of priority control include the following: The displaying of early or extended green signal indications at an intersection . VEHICLE ORDER FORM With Sample Pictures of Representative Vehicles APPENDIX B Note: Vehicles are solid white with no stripes or extra colors. Vehicle Order Types 6, 7 and 8. Small Cutaway Bus SBN: PT XX* CDL Not Required *Note: Vehicle Order Types 6, 7 and 8 all use the PT XX State Bid Number and are differentiated by lift and W/C securement.


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