Ensure that drivers take the following precautions during
Do not smoke in or near the vehicle being refueled.
Take care not to spill fuel.
Do not inhale fuel fumes.
PART D - EMPLOY SECURITY PRACTICES DURING MOTOR MOVEMENTS
Security forces which accompany the convoy protect it when it is
moving, as well as when halts are required.
As a motor transport
operator, you must coordinate combat element activities so that
security measures are established and used during halts. To maintain
security during the movement, you must do the following:
Ensure that the convoy halts only at points where there is an
unobstructed view of about 200 yards from the head and tail of
the column. There should be no restrictions, curves, or
grades. Ensure that vehicles pull as far off the road as
possible. Also ensure that drivers maintain the prescribed
Avoid scheduling halts in areas where there is a lot of local
traffic or people walking. Also, avoid stopping in towns or
cities. However, if halts are scheduled in these areas, you
must coordinate with the local area military and civilian
police for escorts through populated areas, traffic control at
road junctions, and other critical points. Obtain road
outposting and minesweeps, when appropriate.
Ensure that sentinels and air guards are maintained throughout
the convoy. This provides observation of enemy aircraft and
Ensure that continuous communication is maintained within the
convoy and with supporting units. This assures that reports of
enemy sightings and attacks are made immediately.
Ensure that unauthorized personnel and civilians are kept out
of the halt areas. Local nationals who gather around vehicles
in the assembly area or during scheduled or unscheduled halts
are a potential source of sabotage and pilferage. They should
be kept at a safe distance from