Start Engines

With your right or left arm extended, move your index finger in a circular motion.

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Left Turn

Raise your left arm horizontal with your elbow fully extended.

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Right Turn

Raise your left arm horizontal with your elbow bent 90-degrees vertically.

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Hazard Left

Extend your left arm at a 45-degree angle and point towards the hazard.

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Hazard Right 

Extend your right leg at a 45-degree downward angle to signal the hazard.

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Hazard Right (Alternate Method)

Extend your left arm upward at a 45-degree angle with your elbow bent to 90-degrees
and point towards the hazard over your helmet.

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Speed Up

Raise your left arm up and down with your index finger extended upward.
This indicates the leader wants to speed up.

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Slow Down

Extend your left arm at a 45-degree angle and move your hand up and down.

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Stop

Extend your left arm at a 45-degree angle with the palm of your hand facing rearward.

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Single File

Position your left hand over your helmet with your fingers extended upward.
This indicates the leader wants the group in a single file formation. Usually this is done for safety reasons.

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Staggered Formation

Extend your left arm upward at a 45-degree angle with your index and pinkie finger extended.
This indicate that it is safe to return to staggered formation.

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Tighten Up

Raise your left arm and repeatedly move up and down in a pulling motion. This indicates the leader wants the group to close ranks.

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