Trip Info

Upcoming trips and what you need to know before your first trip
What you will need
  • UHF radio
  • Recovery gear
Convoy procedures

1. Trip leader to call convoy group meeting prior to start and remind members of convoy procedure.

2. Leader to appoint ‘Tail End Charlie’ for each trip.

3. Observe road rules at all times.

4. On the bitumen leave enough room between vehicles for other traffic to pass through the convoy.

5. All vehicles are responsible for the following vehicle when turning off road and at crossroads.

6. Vehicles leaving the convoy for any reason are to call the remainder of convoy through and inform ‘Tail End Charlie’ of their intention.

7. No vehicles to overtake the leader, unless in an emergency.

8. Keep a safe distance behind the vehicle in front at all times especially when in hilly terrain or when brakes are wet.

9. Allow vehicles in front to get over the crest of a difficult hill before you attempt to follow. If you get stuck, tell the vehicle behind you to wait.

10. Lead vehicle to carry a flag on sand hills when possible.

11. Nominated track marshals will regulate traffic on sites nominated by trip leader.

12. In the event of winching being necessary, the winch operator will automatically become a track marshal.

13. Vehicles in the convoy carrying emergency equipment or personnel will be classified as emergency vehicles and must be given clear passage and right of way.

14. In the event of an accident or mishap on a run, all non-emergency vehicles are to leave the immediate area of the accident.

15. Any driver not complying with instructions given by track marshals or emergency personnel will be referred to Executive Committee for disciplinary action (i.e. suspension of membership or a fine). All drivers are responsible for their passengers at all times.

Trip classifications

We classify our trips/events into 4 levels, so there is something for everyone. The trip co-ordinator can discuss the level of difficultly with you.

  • A. Difficult – Hi lift, large tyres, Winching may be required.
  • B. Moderate – Difficult terrain/obstacle crossing.
  • C. Easy Going – Scenic trip/some 4WD’ing.
  • D. Social Trip – No 4WD’ing.

If you wish to join one of our trips (both members or visitors) please contact the trip co-ordinator on the form below and register your interest. Or if you have attended one of our meetings and have access to our Facebook page simply register against the facebook event.

 

Contact the trip coordinator

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Upcoming Trips

June 3, 2017
  • WA4WDA Gathering Geraldton

    June 3, 2017 - June 5, 2017

June 5, 2017
  • Western Aust Day

    June 5, 2017

June 14, 2017
  • Club Meeting

    June 14, 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm
    Fred Ball Prd East Vic Park

July 3, 2017
  • School holidays

    July 3, 2017 - July 14, 2017

July 12, 2017
  • Club Meeting

    July 12, 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm
    Fred Ball Prd East Vic Park

July 22, 2017
  • Lancelin in July

    July 22, 2017
    July

August 9, 2017
  • Club Meeting

    August 9, 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm
    Fred Ball Prd East Vic Park

August 19, 2017
  • Lewana

    August 19, 2017 - August 20, 2017

September 13, 2017
  • Club Meeting

    September 13, 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm
    Fred Ball Prd East Vic Park

September 23, 2017
  • Queens Birthday

    September 23, 2017 - September 25, 2017

September 25, 2017
  • School Holidays

    September 25, 2017 - October 6, 2017