Summary of event rules
These are the rules that every participant to the event must know and comply with. Any breach of the rules entitles the organization to apply the corresponding discipline rules and their respective sanctions.
Respect the traffic rules
The traffic regulations in force in the law of the country where the event takes place prevail over the rules established by the organization. Knowledge and compliance with them is mandatory, with each driver being directly responsible for the infractions that are commented against them.
The security forces and bodies of the state will always act in compliance with the laws and to
ensure security, so you must comply with their instructions and recommendations by all participants of the event.
When traveling in a group, a series of mandatory rules must be followed.
The organization will determine the training to follow and these rules will be remembered at the beginning of the route.
Driving under the influence of alcohol is strictly prohibited.
The organization, provided that it
knows in advance that it must be conducted next, will not include any type of alcoholic beverage.
It is the duty of every participant to know and comply with these norms, therefore the ignorance of these norms does not exempt them from compliance. Failure to comply with these rules will be brought to the attention of the organization for evaluation and appropriate action.
Role of members and group composition
He is the maximum person in charge of the route being in charge of guiding the group along the programmed route, keeping it compact and ensuring the proper course of it, adapting to the needs of the group and attending to all the factors that correspond to the organization of the route ( route, estimated time, intermediate stops, etc.)
In advanced positions, the most new members of the group will be placed, those with limited motorcycles, motorcycles with passengers and in general, those who, due to circumstances, may have more difficulty following the group. In this way, by being close to the head, the Route Chief can have a better awareness of what is happening.
The route manager or designee will form the groups according to the number of participants, and it is the driver’s responsibility to know at each moment in which group they will be filming.
Changes of position in the group are not allowed except in cases of force majeure.
He is in charge of supporting the route chief with his eyes in the back. Close the lane in overtaking and is responsible for staying with the group component that due to problems or other circumstances must stop. Therefore, you must be aware of the route that will be followed to shoot accompanying those who have had to stop due to extraordinary circumstances until they take the rest of the group.
Types of Formations
As long as the route manager does not indicate otherwise and as long as the width of the road allows it, the zigzag or 2-column formation will be maintained.
It will be the default formation that will be followed as long as the Route Chief does not indicate otherwise and provided that the route allows to maintain these positions.
When the Route Chief indicates it or the route is narrow the group will form in single file increasing the safety distance between motorcycles
Overtaking, stops and more…
In case of not being able to be done in this way due to traffic circumstances, the overtaking will be carried out as on a single-lane road and waiting for the rest of the group, it will be the route leader who makes the appropriate decision and the closure will ensure easy passage to the rest of the group as soon as possible.
On roads with more than one lane in each direction.
Indication of the Route Chief
Wait for the Closing Motorcylce to be placed in the overtaking lane
From the back to the front, the rest of the group is placed in the overtaking lane.
The turn of the lane will be done from front to back.
If the Route Chief stops, the whole group stops and always in a row one by one, off the road and without getting off the motorcycle to avoid potentially dangerous situations.
Kinds of Stops
Those that are established by the organization and that will be informed before the start of the route.
Indicated by the Route Chief
The Route Chief can make alternative stops due to necessary circumstances such as refueling, breakdowns, regrouping, rest, tourist interest or other considerations.
Breakdowns or circumstances of major cause
When any member of the group needs to stop due to a collapse or force majeure (serious indisposition, illness or not being able to continue the march) he must act in accordance with the indicated steps.show more
Steps for Stop in Breakdowns or circumstances of major cause
– It will indicate to the group that it is necessary to stop sounding 3 long horn horn and raising the left hand.
– It will let the whole group pass by staying only in front of the closing motorcycle.
– The members of the group that follow will advance to it.
– Only when circumstances permit and once the entire group has advanced (except the closing) will it stop where it is safest and the closing motorcycle will stop with it.
In case of rejoining the group in progress, it will always be done at the end of the group, making indications to the closing motorcycle so that they know of its incorporation. When possible, the closing motorcycle will facilitate the overtaking of the incorporated ones by placing them in front of it.
Standards of Conduct
Participants must always follow rules of conduct that respect at all times the normal
development of the event, respect for people and places.