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flagman

[′flag·mən]
(civil engineering)
A range-pole carrier in a surveying party.
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One of the main problems with flagmen is that they reduce the accountability of the driver.
Barton said: "We'll be fully briefing our flagmen on the bypassing procedures before the meeting and we're hoping for a trouble-free day.
he hopes decisions to use either flagmen or officers are directed by common sense and safety.
Brakemen and flagmen maintained the safe movement of trains, as specified in rules requiring them to compare watches and to use hand and lamp signals.
Flagmen will direct traffic during the lane closure, which will occur from 7 a.
The mechanical flagmen use a red and amber traffic light, as well as a gate arm that stops traffic in work zones.
As Williams was coming in for his landing, police and flagmen were yelling at spectators lining the highway near where the plane landed to get back.
And flagmen Jim Herald and Norman Carnegy were solid as a rock for him.
Had Imperial County followed the proper procedures, utilized the proper warning signs, and properly positioned, equipped, and trained its flagmen, Mr.
The board member said there is a need by the Land Transportation Office(LTO) to train and deputize flagmen of project contractors who are crudely trained so that they can properly enforce traffic rules and regulations.
They can be qualified to work in utility or as flagmen,' he said.
This early, Tolentino warned the proponents of the project to stick to agreed measures and preparations like the deployment of flagmen, designated work areas, among others.