following is intended as a guide to the behaviour expected of
members and guests whilst participating in a club
run. These guidelines are crucial to ensuring the safety of
participants and members of the public, and to ensure
participants arrive at the destination as a group.
We encourage members go
to organise runs, dinners, weekends etc. and have a certain
decorum that must be followed to ensure safety, maintain a
schedule and encourage light hearted fun.
1 - If you put your hand up to attend an
event and your situation changes, be respectful and let the
2 - Make sure you allow time to fuel up
before you arrive at the meeting point.
3 - If you are unexpectedly running late,
let the organisers know.
4 - If you are the trip leader make
sure you have your mobile phone on and charged, and the number
available to all participants on the day. Equally,
participants should have the run leaders mobile number and some
idea of the route and destination.
5 - Listen to instructions at the
briefing, ask any questions then.
6 - After departing, all
Corvettes remain together, civilian vehicles last.
7 - Don't commit the cardinal sin of
overtaking the trip leader. It's their run, please allow
them the dignity of leading.
8 - If you are not the last car and you
make a turn or go through lights that change, wait for the next
vehicle behind to catch up.
9 - You may safely overtake other
Corvettes behind the leader.
10 - Most importantly, at the end of the run
please show your appreciation by thanking the organisers.
We encourage all members to suggest club
events and thank those who go to the effort of organising runs
for the enjoyment of fellow members. Your Events
Co-ordinator and our
Committee members openly offer to assist with the planning of
runs so please don't ever think your great idea will be "too
Thank you, on behalf of the Club President and
fellow committee members.
A car convoy
is made up of three parts: A -Trip Leader, B - Members cars, C-
1. The TL
must obey speed limits at all times, remembering that the rear
of the convoy may be a long way back.
2. Constantly view mirrors to ensure the convoy is not spacing
out too far.
3. If a lot of traffic lights are encountered, it may be
necessary to pull over somewhere safely to reform.
4. A generous use of indicators when changing direction.
5. Inform the group prior to departure of the destination and
any stops (perhaps a map).
6. If the convoy is too large to keep together form a couple of
1. Do not
overtake the TL. Safe overtaking within the convoy is
2. Watch the TL for passing (use indicators)
3. Maintain a safe distance from the car in front (at least 2
seconds behind at 100 km/h)
4. Do not let the car in front out of sight.
5. Flash your lights if in trouble.
6. Non-Corvettes at the rear of the convoy, but in front of
visual contact with the Trip Leader (if possible).
2. Ask passenger to use 2 way radio or mobile to contact Trip Leader when
3. Contact Trip Leader if the cars at the rear have to travel
too fast to keep up.