Beginner's, Learner's & Intermediate Drive on Friday the 8th 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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Faateh Ahmad

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Beginner's, Learner's & Intermediate Drive on Friday the 8th January 2021

Post by Faateh Ahmad » Sun Jan 03, 2021 6:10 pm

Beginner's, Learner's & Experienced Driver's Drive on Friday the 8th January 2021

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

Meeting Point:
https://goo.gl/maps/pC7YibEFKtNgECdw9

Please be punctual to avoid making many others wait for you, as well as to maximize our time on the sand.

IMPORTANT:
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.

COVID-19 PREVENTION MEASURES
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.

Checklist:
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.

Etiquette:
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!



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ketanladd
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Number of drives: 18
Blood Group: O

Post by ketanladd » Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:02 am

Just a quick question regarding the location, is this in Abu Dhabi? (Al Khatam)



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trq

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Post by trq » Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:37 am

ketanladd wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:02 am
Just a quick question regarding the location, is this in Abu Dhabi? (Al Khatam)
this is Khatam Exit (Fossil Rock), Sharjah.


Tariq

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chiragshukla
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Post by chiragshukla » Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:30 pm

Hi,
will this drive begin and ends within Sharjah?
Thanks.



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ketanladd
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Real Name: Ketan Ladd
Vehicle Make & Model: Jeep Wrangler 2015 Sahara
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Number of drives: 18
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Post by ketanladd » Mon Jan 04, 2021 3:01 pm

Perfect, thanks for the clarification Tariq.



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pa30crewchief
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Real Name: Brian Williams
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Number of drives: 5
Location: Dubai
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Post by pa30crewchief » Mon Jan 04, 2021 3:45 pm

I don't see the "enroll" button for this drive. Please confirm my participation.

Thanks!

Brian



Hamza Ahmad
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Real Name: Hamza Ahmad
Vehicle Make & Model: Toyota FJ Cruiser TRD Edition 2008 and Nissan Armada 2006
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Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Post by Hamza Ahmad » Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:23 pm

pa30crewchief wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 3:45 pm
I don't see the "enroll" button for this drive. Please confirm my participation.

Thanks!

Brian
Hi Brian, you should be able to see it now. Thanks.



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nihalghosh
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Post by nihalghosh » Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:45 pm

Hi Hamza,
I've enrolled for my first drive with the Dubai Offroading crew. Looking forward.

Cheers
Nihal


Nihal Ghosh

Hamza Ahmad
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Webmaster & Co-Founder
Posts: 1858
Real Name: Hamza Ahmad
Vehicle Make & Model: Toyota FJ Cruiser TRD Edition 2008 and Nissan Armada 2006
Disclaimer: Agreed and Signed.
Number of drives: 800
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Blood Group: AB+
Contact:

Post by Hamza Ahmad » Wed Jan 06, 2021 9:37 am

nihalghosh wrote:
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:45 pm
Hi Hamza,
I've enrolled for my first drive with the Dubai Offroading crew. Looking forward.

Cheers
Nihal
Hi Nihal, good to have you on board, looking forward to seeing you this Friday



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Awahsh
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Real Name: Ahmed Elwahsh
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Post by Awahsh » Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:59 am

Any recommendations for car or motion sickness medicine?



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