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TOUR DE FRANCE PUBLICITY CARAVAN

Added on: 23rd Jul 2014

 

The bits you don’t see on TV

Tour de France 2014

 

 

More than 600 people – 180 vehicles – 37 brands – 15 million gifts handed out

12 km of procession -45 minutes of show-time  - 55 people involved in

supervision including 15 police officers.

 

 

 

 

 

Media (2013)
2,000 journalists, consultants and photographers -100 TV channels -

585 different media outlets representing 35 countries present on the event
380 newspapers, press agencies or web sites
100 TV channels
75 photo agencies
70 radio stations

 

 

 

 

Riders 2014
198 riders at the start (22 teams of 9 riders)
300 support staff
15 members of the race stewards’ committee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spectators :
12 million spectators
63% men and 37% women
55% under 50 years old, including 12% under 15 years old
80% French spectators and 20% foreign spectators
38 different nationalities
6 hrs 30 minutes spent on the road-side on average, per stage,

per spectator (5 hrs 30 minutes for flat stages, 7 hrs 30 minutes for mountain stages)
95% of people come with family or friends

 

 

 

 

Safety & Security

47 police motorcyclists ( Garde R├ępublicaine )
13 police officers making up Le Tour’s permanent police commission
23,000 officers from the various police divisions mobilised

( Gendarmerie + Police Nationale )
1,000 General Council agents

 

 

 

 

The Route
3,664 km (21 stages )
36 stage towns
611 towns and villages visited in France and 70 communes abroad

(39 in Great Britain, 9 in Belgium, 3 in Spain )
33 French departments visited
4 countries visited (France, England, Belgium and Spain)

 

 

 

 

Medical Service
10 emergency doctors, 1 anaesthetist nurse
6 ambulances, 2 medical cars, 1 motorbike, 1 radiology truck

 

 

 

 

Organisation 2014
100 permanent A.S.O. staff
280 temporary staff
1,450 beds reserved each day for the organisers and sports teams

 

 

 

 

The 2014 Tour de France by numbers :

 

2,500 vehicles (organisation, media, publicity caravan, etc.)

4,500 people, from riders to organisers to media to members

of the publicity caravan ….

 

 

 

 


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