Fraser Coast Technology Challenge Roles of Marshals Powerpoint

HPV Incident or Rollover

 

If a HPV driver accidently roles their vehicle, please follow the below process:

 

Ask if they think they are injured, feeling dizzy, pain in the back, neck or head?

IF NO, then

  • carefully turn over their bike and make them sit for a moment to ensure that they definitely are okay. 

  • If they say they are okay and they are not injured, have them sit in the stationary HPV for a moment to ensure that they are okay.

 

If yes, DO NOT MOVE THE BIKE.

  • Radio First Aid via CommCen and follow the advice of the Officer as they will ask you questions to ask the student to identify the seriousness of the risk (this will allow them to access the priority of the call if they have multiple reports of accidents requiring attention).

  • Immediately report any change in the student’s condition, good or bad.

 

Please note

When a student’s adrenaline is running high it can mask any pain they may have, please keep this in mind when assessing them. 

FLAG SIGNALS

 

BLUE                    

Displayed when a vehicle/s are close behind. The slower vehicle is to maintain their line to allow overtaking.

 

YELLOW            

Displayed whenever there is danger or track obstruction in the vicinity of your marshal point. 

Riders must slow down and use extreme caution. 

It is an offence to overtake a vehicle when a yellow flag is displayed.

 

RED                      

Displayed in cases of extreme danger on the track.  All vehicles must come to an immediate stop and await further instructions from the Race Director.

A typical instruction will be to proceed slowly to your pit and wait for a restart.

 

GREEN (used in Pits only)

The track is clear for competition.

GENERAL RULES FOR RACING

 

SLIPSTREAMING        

Slipstreaming is permitted; however, riders must maintain a safe distance (at least 1 metre) between vehicles at all times

 

OVERTAKING 

Vehicles can overtake on either side of the slower vehicle. An overtaking vehicle must ensure a clearance of at least 2 metres (approx. 1 vehicle length) before cutting in front of the slower vehicle.

 

SLOW VEHICLES

Slow vehicles must keep to the left of the track, where possible, unless overtaking another vehicle.

 

RIGHT OF WAY          

Competing vehicles have right of way over immobilized vehicles.

 

INCAPACITATED DRIVERS    

Incapacitated drivers may receive assistance and medical attention where necessary via flag marshals or any other persons present, without jeopardising their team.

 

DIRECTION OF TRAVEL         

Under no circumstances is a vehicle to be driven or pushed on the track in the opposite direction to racing.

 

RIDERS EQUIPMENT 

All riders must wear covered shoes, helmet, gloves and eye protection while racing.

 

DEVICES         

Mobile phones, ipods or music entertainment devices are NOT permitted. NO earplugs are allowed.

 

VEHICLE EQUIPMENT

Headlight and Tail Light should both be operating during “lights on period”. All lights must put out a constant beam of light and are not permitted to be flashing.          

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