If a car shuffle is required, or the group must drive further to the actual start, be sure all party members have arrived before leaving the meeting place. Many clubs suggest waiting fifteen minutes for latecomers, but do not allow trip plans to be compromised by them.
Take as few vehicles as possible. This will shorten the length of the convoy, reduce the chance of losing vehicles and reduce the impact on the environment. Explain the intended route of the convoy to the drivers in case the convoy gets separated. Nominate an easily identified vehicle as the last. At intersections, wait until all vehicles have completed the turn before proceeding.