SAFETY EQUIPMENT

Recommendations on roadside surveillance and intervention services are set out in Article 6 of Annex H (FIA) to the International Sports Code.

These recommendations should serve as a guide for all those involved in rally events and be followed.

Racing vehicles must meet the safety standards imposed by the International Convention on Road Traffic, as well as the safety standards imposed by the regulations of the FIA, the FIM and the Sports Regulations for All-Terrain Rallies.

1. Car medical kit (FIA Technical List No 83),

1.1 A valid, sealed medical kit complying with the Cross Country Specifications (FIA Technical List No. 83) must be placed inside the cockpit.

1.2 The pilot and co-pilot must have easy access to it.

Its location must be clearly indicated by an orange arrow attached to the vehicle.

2. Motorcycle medical kit (art.80.27.1 FIM)

Each competitor must have a small first aid kit that includes:

• A disinfectant for 40 liters of water (hydrochlorazone or micropure)

• Eye drops (Boroclarin, Pyrophthalene or equivalent)

• An analgesic (Aspirin, analgesic or equivalent)

• Two antidiarrheals (Immodium, Ercéfuryl, Bimixin or equivalent)

• An antibiotic (Oracillin, Totapen or equivalent)

• Grease dressings, sterile compresses, two strips, plaster,

5 safety pins, an elastoplast roll

• A skin disinfectant (Betadine or equivalent)

• Chewable Vitamins C.

• Salt tablets (Enervit, Nergisport Sodium or equivalent)

• A soothing cream (Biafine)

The following information should be clearly visible on each medical and survival kit:

• Manufacturer;

• Model name;

•Serial number ;

• Validity date.

1.4 Pilots are responsible for their own medicines. He has to buy them, transport them and take care of them.

1.5 The medical kit must be considered for the minimum weight of the vehicle (car), while the survival kit is not taken into account.

2. Survival kit for Transcarpathic Rally TT 2022 (safe stage type B)

a.auto

Each crew member must have the following equipment on board in addition to the medical kit.

• 1 reflective triangle

• belt cutter, accessible when the seat belt is fastened

• 2 motorcycle goggles (with a soft edge on the side of the face)

• 2 safety vests

• 1 x safety light (flashlight), Powerflare® or similar

• 1 x 9 m towing strap

• warm shoes and clothes if the race takes place at temperatures below 5 ° C

• 1.5 liters of CamelBak tube soft drinks per person with mouthpieces or similar to facilitate the absorption of liquids during the race.

• 1 x shovel

• 1 x headlamp, minimum 1000 lumens with additional batteries

• Survival rations, 1000 calories per person (eg PowerBar® or similar)

• A supply of 5 liters of drinking water in a tank that must be easily accessible without the need to use tools to use it.

It is recommended to have additional headlights in case of running on the road in the dark.

b. moto (80.28 FIM)

Mandatory survival equipment for all-terrain rallies is as follows:

• A flexible tank of at least 3 liters of water transported by the competitor, type “Camelbak”. At each refueling, competitors must fill their Camelbak with water.

• A survival ration

• A flashlight, if possible with flashing light.

• A danger mirror

• A compass, portable, in addition to the one possibly mounted on the motorcycle / SSV

• The lighter

• General map of the country crossed (Michelin type or other), forbidden satellite maps

• An aluminum survival film (approximately 2 m x 1 m), which serves as an isothermal blanket and allows ground-to-air signals.

• Vehicle-to-vehicle alarm system horn (example Sentinel provided by the organizer, see Particular Regulations)

• Tracking system (provided by the organizer, see Particular regulations)

• GPS

• 1 emergency beacon (provided by the organizer, see Particular regulations)

3. Emergency communication device.

In addition to medical and survival kits, each pilot crew must carry the following:

Emergency communication device:

– a monitoring system with SOS functions is mandatory;

– will be insured by the organizer against the payment of a fee to the company providing the service (see Particular Regulations);

– a guarantee will be requested (see Particular Regulations).

Pressing the SOS button on the tracker without a valid safety reason can result in disqualification from the competition as well as the imposition of a financial penalty on the athlete if the organizer intervenes.

4. Personal protective equipment – car.

During the technical checks, the competitors must present all the clothing, helmets and neck protection approved by the FIA, which they intend to use.

Compliance with Annex L, Chapter III shall be verified.

5. Moto (80.29.1 FIM)

Wearing a cervical collar is mandatory.

Wearing a helmet, back and chest protectors, the boot is mandatory under the sanction of disqualification.

It is recommended to wear a vest or an airbag jacket.

The airbag system model must comply with FIM standards.

The list of airbags is available here: https://www.fim-moto.com/en/documents?tx_solr%5Bq%5D=airbag

Passive protections must be certified as follows:

• Chest: standard EN14021 or EN1621-3

• Rear protection: standard EN1621-2

These protections can be worn separately or combined in a single product.

At the beginning of each stage, the competitor must take with him one (or two depending on the model of the equipment) spare cartridges for his airbag.

It is the competitor’s responsibility to ensure that the airbag is operational at the beginning of the selective sector:

• Sufficient battery level

• Gas cartridge changed in case of previous activation

If the airbag is inflated in the first part of a special test, the competitor can continue the selective sector until refueling, where he will then have to replace the used cartridges.

If this swelling occurs after refueling or if the selective sector does not include refueling, the competitor may close the selective sector and must replace the used cartridge upon arrival at the bivouac.

Checks can be performed at the start of the selective sector, as well as at the end of neutralization after refueling.

Under no circumstances may the competitor sue FIM, FRM or the organizer in the event of a vest failure.

6. Checks

The presence of this equipment is checked at the technical checks before the start of the event.

Medical and survival equipment can be checked at any time by the technical commissioners.

The absence of some or all of the equipment will lead to the refusal to start.

The competitor will have 30 or 60 minutes (depending on the motor-car interval) to comply with the regulations; after this period, the start will be refused.

The correct operation of the survival equipment throughout the event is the sole responsibility of the athlete.

It is forbidden to carry fuel other than in the tanks provided for this purpose on the car.

It is also forbidden to transport objects, parts, tools, etc. that could cause injuries, or even injure a competitor.

In case of non-compliance with the above rules, the athlete will be denied the start.

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