‘Tail End Charlie’ - The person nominated to take up the rear position in the convoy on a trip. Nobody should drop behind TEC’s vehicle.
Probably the most misunderstood and underrated job in group activities.
The Trip Leader (TL) LEADS the group, but ‘Tail End Charlie’ (TEC) CONTROLS the group.TEC procedures are part of the Convoy procedures - you can download them here.
Taken from and original document by Rob Butterworth