The safety of competitors, spectators and other accredited persons is the organisation’s primary concern.
Just like with any other major extreme sporting adventure, the Dakar is not without risk.
The organisation makes every effort to limit to these risks as much as possible.
Every year the safety procedures are revised and optimised.

Spectators areas and prevention

20,000 police officers and military personnel ensure the safety of the public and the rally.

Road safety

The Operational Coordination Post (PCO): a veritable rally control tower

A state-of-the-art medical service

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