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  1. slyder

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    To all Official Members,

    We humbly invite you all to the 2014 BMW Kulim Assembly Plant Visit

    Date : 14th November 2014

    There will be two options for participants.

    1. 1st option is after the assembly plant visit is to go proceed to Penang island and there will be activities and itinerary planned for and which will be shared once we have confirmed the logistics.

    2. 2nd option is for the more adventurous which is a planned drive that will take you to Tasik Temengor - East coast - and a few more locations before coming back. Route is currently in planning stage and will be recce before announcing it. Therefore stay tuned.

    This event is only open to Official member. Club guest who wish to join this event can signed up as Official member by taking up the promotional offer here....http://www.bmwclubmalaysia.com/newforums/index.php?/topic/37243-promotional-fee-for-new-official-member-registration-1-july-2014-31-december-2014/

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    Please do list down your names below plus number of person . For OM who are bringing along their family members, please take note that the minimum age to visit the assembly plant is 12 years old.


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    This Official drive to visit BMW Assembly plant at Kulim is going to be a long drive and CM would suggest that you read the followings so as to have an enjoyable and safe trip. CHECK LIST BEFORE THE START OF JOURNEY.
    • Check all fluids (radiator water, brake fluids, power steering fluid)
    • Check ALL tyres’ pressure/conditions inclusive of spare tyre.
    • Check Brake pads and disc.
    • Check Engine Oil.
    • Check all Emergency Tools are available – jack, pliers, screwdriver, wheel spanner, Emergency reflector, diagnostic tools.
    • Check wiper blades and apply Rain-X (if possible)
    • Fuel Up the car for the journey.
    • Top-up the Touch N Go card (at least RM150 for the journey) and use Smart-Tag
    • Bring a GPS or Navigation Device to assist in your journey.
    • Bring a Walkie talkie and remember to fully charged it.
    • Bring a Car charger for your hand phone.
    • Bring a Camera or Handy cam to take photos and video shot of the trip.
    • Bring some plastic bags for light rubbish or in case somebody throw up.
    • Bring some light medication for sea sick, headache etc.
    • Pack some water, hot coffee (or Livita/Red Bull) as light refreshment.
    • Pack some light snack/ sweets in the event you are feeling hungry.
    • Get a goodnights rest before the drive.
    RULES AND REGULATION WHEN IN A CONVOY
    • Do NOT overtake the LEAD car at any time unless he signals you to do so.
    • OBEY the Marshall guidance and instruction at ALL time.
    • Drive safely at all times and keep within the speed limit while on the highway.
    • Wear seat belts at all time for drivers and passengers.
    • Keep your headlight and fog “ON” during the convoy.
    • Keep at least 2 car distances when following the car in front of you. This is to allow enough braking distance in case of heavy traffic.
    • Do not speed and endanger other motorist and pedestrian when driving in town area.
    • At traffic lights, use all the lanes and ensure you follow the Marshalls to clear the lights/obstacles.
    • In the event of any emergency, switch on your hazard lights and slowly move to the emergency lane of the road.
    • If you cannot keep up with the convoy, just signal “LEFT” to allow the car behind to overtake you. (Not to worry – the sweeper will keep you company).
    • Use your walkie talkie to keep in touch with the latest development or change of route. Do not talk unnecessary when using the walkie talkie.
    • In case of any deviation from the schedule route by participant, the participant shall inform the Marshall at the next possible opportunity via hand phone or walkie talkie.
    Breakdown Procedures
    • In the event of any emergency or break down of the car, the person affected shall switch on the hazard lights and slowly move to the emergency lane of the road.
    • The convoy shall continue with only the sweeper staying behind to lend any assistance to the car that have problem. Marshall shall take over as the Sweeper for the convoy.
    • Marshall shall inform the Lead car of the situation.
    • Lead car shall proceed to the next R&R stop area. The convoy shall wait and regroup entire convoy with assistance of Marshalls.
    • Upon checking in with Sweeper if further help is needed, Lead car and convoy will proceed to destination. Sweeper will assist stranded car to safe zone/await pickup.
    • Sweeper will proceed to destination once stranded car has a firm plan of action going forward
    Roles of Lead, Sweeper and Marshall Cars & Lead Car - Set the pace for the convoy within the speed limit on the highway. The lead car shall keep constant contact with Sweeper and Marshalls to ensure convoy in keep in formation.Sweeper – The Sweeper shall ensure the convoy in keep in formation and shall inform the Lead car to speed up or slow down when the formation of the convoy is breaking up. The sweeper shall also provide assistance to any cars in the convoy in the event of car breakdown or emergency case.Marshall - The Marshall shall sweep back and forth in between the convoy groups. He shall ensure that the convoy formation is keep intact. The Marshall instructs and controls any car that is found to be driving too dangerously or recklessly.Designated Committee Members of the club will be the focal person/persons during the convoy. Please exercise some discipline for the Club during this long drive, with formal attire or suitable shirt and for safety reason, NO FLIP FLOP (Selipar Jepung). Thank you

    Itinerary

    Route map
    Sungai buloh rnr - Sungai perak rnr - Pelita autocity Juru - Kulim plant : https://goo.gl/maps/5nGWT


    Meet at 07.00am Sharp

    All participants to meet at Sg Buloh R & R (North bound). Registration, collect t-shirts & car stickers, sign letter of indemnity, hotel payment, safety briefing, grouping for convoy etc etc. Please arrived early to avoid delay in the departure.
    Briefing will be conducted at 7:15am

    Departure at 7:30am

    09.00am - Stopover at Sg Perak R & R

    11.00am - Lunch at Juru city. To our Muslim brothers & sisters, they can proceed to the nearby mosque for Friday prayer.

    02.30pm - Arrive BMW assembly factory plant

    6.00pm - Complete the tour

    7.00pm - Arrive & check into Royal Hotel Penang

    8.30pm - Dinner in Penang
     
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    Safety & Security Remarks From the Plant Management:


    1) Visitors are required to park at the designated parking area arranged by Inokom’s security and BMW Management.

    2) No camera, wrist watch, metal jewelry into the plant. Belt buckle cover will be provided at security post.

    3) Dress Code

    a. Male – Casual, long pants, toe covered shoes, strictly no short pants allowed
    b. Female – Casual, long pants/ blouse, toe covered shoes, strictly no skirt allowed


    * Person who fails to follow the dress code requirements might not be able to join the plant tour and to be quarantined by Security at Inokom Main Lobby.

    4) No camera / video camera allowed in the assembly plant.

    5) Hand phone with camera is allowed, but no picture allowed to be taken.

    6) To follow pedestrian walkway all the times.

    7) Since no individual visitor pass will be provided, the participant is required to stay in the designated group.

    8) In case of emergency (fire alarm), please follow group tour guide to assembly area.

    9) Safety is number one. Mind your steps all the time.
     
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