Scouts-L Mail Archive for February of 1999: Re: 2 Deep in the Car
Re: 2 Deep in the Car
Paul S. Wolf
Tue, 16 Feb 1999 19:33:56 -0500
Ginny Gillam wrote:
> Heard at Roundtable that there is to be two-deep leadership in vehicles
> during Scout outings . This makes logical sense but is this the case.
> I had never thought about it that way.
> The question is:
> Is there to be 2 deep leadership in vehicles too?
This is a common misunderstanding. The Guide to Safe Scouting is quite
clear on this. NO, but there must be at least 3 PEOPLE in the car.
Here is what it says:
If you cannot provide two adults for each vehicle, the minimum
required is one adult and two or more youth members -- never one on
The Guide to Safe Scouting is on-line at:
Paul S. Wolf, PE mailto:Paul.S.Wolf@alum.wpi.edu
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