AR 8-3 6 10

  1. When conducting holiday and special enforcement patrols, particular attention shall be given to areas that:
    Have a high frequency crash record
  2. The statistical data shall be submitted no later that ________ on the day following the end of the designated holiday enforcement.
    0900 hours
  3. Unless otherwise specified, all enforcement periods begin at:
    0001 hours on the first date of the enforcement period
  4. The objective of the selective traffic enforcement programs is to:
    Direct appropriate enforcement efforts toward violations that are likely to cause crashes
  5. When a selective traffic enforcement program is implemented and overtime is authorized, the person who allots overtime hours to each troop is the:
    Director, Bureau of Patrol
  6. Each Station maintains records through the _______________and the Pennsylvania State Police Prophecy Program as their primary resources to identify locations and times of all crashes reported within their primary area of responsibility.
    Automated Incident Memo System
  7. The allocation of supplemental overtime hours will be based on the following considerations: The highest priority for enforcement shall be given to locations identified as having:
    High crash rates.
  8. Civilian clothes patrol shall not be instituted without the prior authorization of the Patrol Section Supervisor or Station Commander. True/False
  9. The Special Program Data Collection Report shall be forwarded to the appropriate Troop Headquarters no later than ____ calendar days following the end of the month.
  10. Any use of overtime in excess of the allocation for each enforcement period for STEAD-D will be charged against the Troop. If a Troop fails to use all allocated hours, the hours are forfeited and may be rolled over for future use. True/False-
    False May not be rolled over
  11. It is the policy of the Department to utilize marked patrol vehicles in the escort of super load and selected oversize vehicles. The Pennsylvania State Police will escort super loads and selected oversize vehicles when which of the following conditions are met?
    • The load is a building in excess of 16 feet in width, and does not meet the requirements for exemption under 67 Pa. Code, Section 179.11(b).
    • The load is a super load, as defined by 67 Pa. Code, Chapter?179.
    • Movement of the load requires that a provision of 75 Pa.C.S. must be contravened.
  12. A Super Load is defined as a vehicle or combination or load having the following characteristics:
    • gross weight exceeding 201,000 pounds
    • a total length exceeding 160 feet
    • a total width exceeding 16 feet
  13. The Bureau of Patrol shall notify affected Troops via CLEAN Message pertaining to a permitted move. Which of the following statements shall be included in the CLEAN Message:
    • The date and time that the movement is scheduled to begin.
    • The number of members, per assigned Troop, that are authorized to be utilized overtime
    • to escort the permitted vehicle.
    • A copy of the Special Hauling Permit has been sent, via fax, to each specific Station
    • assigned to the move.
  14. True or False. Prior to commencement of the permitted move, members shall check the permit to ensure its validity.
  15. True or False. At the point of origin within the Commonwealth, one or more Motor Carrier Inspectors (MCIs), Motor Carrier Enforcement Officers (MCEOs), or Motor Carrier Enforcement Supervisors (MCESs) shall be assigned to inspect and measure the permitted vehicle(s).
  16. True or False. Whenever possible, based on availability, the permitted vehicle and load shall be weighed by members of a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Team in conjunction with the Level 1 MCSAP inspection.
  17. True or False. Super load weighing and inspection activities by MCEOs and MCESs shall only be conducted when accompanied by an MCI or other enlisted member. This requirement shall not apply to weighing and inspection activities conducted at the facility of either a shipper or motor carrier.
  18. In accordance with the provisions of 67 Pa. Code, Chapter 179, the PennDOT Chief Engineer or Central Permit Office, or the Pennsylvania State Police, Bureau of Patrol may exempt an oversize or overweight move from travel restrictions when which of the following conditions exist:
    • Essential to the national defense.
    • Required for the protection of life and property.
  19. (TRUE or FALSE): Escorts of super load movements shall be conducted by members on an overtime basis, unless otherwise directed during assignment by the Bureau of Patrol.
  20. The PSP, Bureau of Patrol, and the PennDOT Central Permit Office may jointly agree to allow multiple super loads to travel with ___________ police escort(s).
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AR 8-3 6 10
2017 Promotion Test