This learning module outlines the use of Automated Flagging Assistance Devices (AFAD), mechanically operated temporary traffic control devices used to assist flaggers. The module is based on the guidance document, and provides information to practitioners on scenarios for determining when to use AFADs; selecting an AFAD, which may include determining the cost/benefit of using such devices; addressing safety concerns or limitations; and making the necessary adjustments when using AFADs.
- Define AFADs
- Describe when to use AFADs
- List the safety benefits
- Identify work zone characteristics that would prohibit the use of AFAD
- Describe typical applications where AFADs may be used
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