accommodate the type of vehicles in the convoy.
To make the best
possible selections, you should--
select routes with low traffic density and solid road surfaces
select routes that offer natural concealment.
their shadows are as concealing as the shadows cast by
mountain ridge lines in the early morning and late afternoon.)
avoid routes serving densely populated or industrial areas.
ensure that convoy vehicles will be able to clear all bridges,
tunnels, underpasses, and overhead obstacles on the proposed
record the availability in the area of other units that may
provide support to the convoy.
overweight vehicles, and vehicles loaded with hazardous cargo
around tunnels and bridges.
determine where all minimum speed limits are posted along the
record the availability of suitable areas to be used as rest
halts, refueling points, or mess halts.
select areas away from heavily populated areas.
areas or halts on curves or on the reverse side of hills.
indicate the location of bottlenecks, possible ambush sites,
and other potential trouble spots.
such as areas of chemical,
craters, and minefields.
express road capacity in vehicles or tons.
record all signs of enemy activity.