Beginner's, Learner's & Intermediate Desert Drive on Friday the 1st of January '2021

Please note that you will not be allowed to join the drive if you come to the meeting point without a functioning pre-programmed radio and a flag with flag pole attached to your car. This is for your safety and for the safety of others on the drive. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.



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Beginner's, Learner's & Intermediate Desert Drive on Friday the 1st of January '2021

Post by Ahmad Pervez » Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:28 pm

Meeting time: 13:00
Drive starts: 13:30
Drive terrain: Sand dunes
Drive will end at sundown

Convoy allocations and Radio frequencies will be shared by Whatsapp on Friday morning, just prior to the drive.
Please be punctual to avoid making many others wait for you, as well as to maximize our time on the sand.

a. This drive is not recommended for children below the age of 3 years.
b. Any child on the drive has to be secured in an age-appropriate car seat, or bolster seat.
c. Seat belts must be worn by the Driver and all/ any passengers at all times.

A. At the meeting point, please park the vehicles at least 5 meters apart and observe standard social distancing practices.
B. Face mask and gloves to be worn at all times.
C. No shaking hands, hugging or any other physical contact.
C. Max 3 persons per vehicle, or 5 if from the same family staying in the same house.
D. Drive briefing can be viewed on this page and communications on the day will be carried out by radio, so please ensure your radio carries the correct channel announced on your convoy’s WhatsApp group so you can line up correctly once at the meeting point, deflate your tires are deflated and mount your flag.
E. Drivers AND passengers should remain in their vehicles, after deflating their tires and NOT meet or socialize with other participants.
F. There is to be no sharing of any food or drinks.
G. No sharing of any equipment, tow ropes, shackles, radios or any other accessory.
H. In the event of a recovery, please radio your position in the convoy and vehicle - a marshal will advise you on how to self-recover or will assist.

a) Fully functional 4x4 vehicle with full tank of fuel.
b) Air compressor in working condition.
c) Recovery rope / strap.
d) Compatible radio pre-programmed to DO frequencies.
e) Refreshments for you and your passengers (if you have them).
f) Offroad flag attached to vehicle.

1) Registering and not coming along may stop others from joining and is easily avoidable - so please be courteous and withdraw if you can't make it.
2) Be punctual.
3) Any participants not registered on the forum site will not be allowed to join the drive.
4) Passengers in Registered participant's vehicles are not counted as participants and are free to join.

Thank you for taking the time to read this and prepare properly - see you on the sand!

"There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games" - Ernest Hemingway

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Post by Wolle » Mon Dec 28, 2020 6:12 pm

Good evening, my wife, Gesa, just applied for this ride. She would appreciate , if I could drive with her, in the beginners group. I don't mind.... Happy wife, happy life;-)

See you soon!

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Post by Voodoorunner » Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:56 pm

Hi Ahmad,

Thanks for the confirmation for my first drive with DO! if you want to make Wolle happy as well (happy husbands are important, too :-)) let him do the side sweeping for the newbie convoy ;-) than he won't be bored so much... see you soon! Best, Gesa

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