Complex driving manoeuvres require the use of a spotter for safety. The spotter’s responsibility is to direct the vehicle driver operator and alert them to obstructions in the vehicles path. Spotters must also alert pedestrians and traffic to stay clear of the danger areas. For clear communication the spotter must maintain visual contact with the driver and use standard signals.

Vehicle operators and spotters must agree on any additional signals before starting. Here are the standard hand signals in a pocket sized booklet;

Guiding Hand Signals Booklet