Re: Convoys: was two deep leadership
James F. Van Hecke Jr. (jvanhecke@LANL.GOV)
Wed, 24 Jul 1996 10:24:48 -0600
The Guide to Safe Scouting, under
#10 "Do not travel in convoy".
At 10:00 AM 7/24/96 -0600, you wrote:
> I was recently informed by a fellow scouter with more
years than I that
> convoys were expressly forbidden due to the possibility
of a multi-car pile
> up. I tried to find out from local sources but nobody
can seem to recall in
> which publication this might be stated. I checked our
tour permits but they
> are all one sided photocopies. Does anyone know what
publication covers this?
> It would be nice if there was an electronic index of
topics with pointers to
> the publications of the BSA.
> Bob Taschler, ASM, Troop 88, Waldwick, NJ
> Scott Patterson of Andrew Jackson Council wrote:
> If you are in a vehicle with 4-6 or more other scouts
going down the Hwy. at
> 60 mph.(Ha) in a Convoy, you should be safe.
Jim Van Hecke I used to be an Owl
Camping Chairman, Great Southwest Council, Albuquerque, NM
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