4-6. Scheduling Traffic
Scheduling traffic is part of the highway regulation plan. It is the process of
coordinating terms for road movements. Traffic scheduling is the selection of
road space and time for various unit vehicle movements along routes. It
receiving movement bids,
deconflicting requests, and
The scheduling of traffic is necessary to--
Assign priority to units according to the commander's directives.
Avoid delays, conflicts, and congestion by ensuring the traffic flow never
exceeds the capacity of the route's most limiting feature and by spreading out
the flow of peak traffic.
Promote security and passive defense when air support is unavailable by
scheduling movements during hours of darkness.
Restrict traffic-to-road capabilities and permit necessary highway
Track convoy progress so they may be rerouted, diverted, used to meet
emergencies, or held to permit passage of priority movements.
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