This post-WWII film explains movement control, and the point control of traffic by transportation officers and military police. As the narrator explains, since a modern Army involves many mechanized vehicles, the MP and the movement of traffic are essential for victory. Various scenarios including blackout conditions, combat conditions, and rear area traffic control are mentioned. The film shows techniques of military vehicle traffic control at intersections, bridges and problem areas.
A traffic control point (TCP) is a designated spot on the ground or road network--in a static garrison type environment--where Military Police control the traffic flow. The three goals in point control of traffic are orderly movement of traffic in accordance with traffic control plans, no unnecessary traffic delays and minimum essential control methods. These goals should be accomplished with maximum use of traffic control devices, relieving MPs of this duty when possible.
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