RENTAL VEHICLE AGREEMENT TERMS & CONDITIONS
INSURANCE VOID ON UNSEALED GRAVEL ROAD
INSURANCE DOES NOT COVER GLASS BREAKAGE.
INSURANCE VOID IF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL.
I the hirer agree:
|1.||That I will not allow any repairs to be carried out or any expenses incurred on behalf of the owner without first obtaining the written consent of the owner.|
|2.||To be fully responsible for all traffic violations, driving and puncture repairs during the period of hire.|
|3.||To the terms of this agreement including the terms printed on the next page and agree to be bound by those conditions.|
|4.||That the hirer will be the only person driving the vehicle and is the holder of a current drivers license permitting him/her to drive the vehicle.|
|5.||That the vehicle is good repair and undertake to return it in similar condition, fair wear tear accepted.|
|6.||With every accident, there must be contact with hire company to resolve accident & organise all reports.|
|7.||Where the vehicle has been damaged, the entire bond will be held until the repair cost are determined.|
|8.||One days rental will be charged for any part of an hour the vehicle is brought back late.|
|9.||No refunds are given for early return.|
1.VEHICLE CONDITION & RETURN
The vehicle is delivered to you in good operating condition and the seal of the odometer unbroken. You agree to return the vehicle in the same condition (except for ordinary wear and tear NOT INCLUDING WINDSCREEN DAMAGE) together with all tools, tyres, accessories & equipment to the location specified on page1 and on the date specified (or sooner, if demanded by the company).
The company may take possession of the vehicle without demand and at your expense, if is illegally parked, used in violation of the law or of this agreement or apparently abandoned.
If the seal of the odometer is broken the persons responsible will be reported to the appropriate authority and you are responsible for extra charges based on 500 kilometres Per day at 50c per kilometre.
NOTE: The company must be notified and agree to any extension of the period of hire beyond that state on page 1 of this agreement in advance of the return date and time or the vehicle will immediately be reported as stolen,
2. UNAUTHORISED AND PROHIBITED USE
Persons who must not drive the vehicle:
(a) A person who is not identified on Page 1.
(b) A person who is not licensed for that class of vehicle.
(c) A person whose blood alcohol concentration exceeds the lawful percentage.
(d) A person who has given or for whom you have given a false name, age, address or driveršs licence details.
(e) A person whose driveršs licence has been cancelled, endorsed or suspended within the last three years.
(f) A person sho has held a driveršs licence for less than two years. Circumstances in which and/or for which the vehicle must not be used:
(g) Outside the area of use limitations shown on Page 1.
(h) On unsealed roads or off road conditions unless authorised by us in writing.
(i) To carry for persons for hire or to carry any inflammable, explosive or corrosive material.
(j) To propel or tow any vehicle, trailer, boat or other object unless the Company has authorised such use in writing.
(k) To carry any greater load and/or more persons than is lawful.
(l) For racing, pacemaking, reliability trails, speed trails, hill climbing or being tested in preparation for those purposes.
(m) In a dangerous manner.
(n) In contravention of any legislation or regulation controlling vehicular traffic or for any illegal purpose.
3. FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS
Special Note: Joint hirers and all drivers are jointly and severally responsible under this agreement YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR AND BY ENTERING INTO THE AGREEMENT ON PAGE 1 YOU AUTHORISE THE COMPANY TO DEBIT YOUR CREDIT CARD/DEPOSIT (and you will pay on demand any balance) WITH THE FOLLOWING CHARGES:
(a) All rental charges specified on Page 1.
(b) All charges claimed from the Company in respect of parking or any other traffic violations incurred during the period of hire or until such later time as the vehicle is returned to the Company.
(c) All loss of or damage to the motor vehicle (including loss of use) legal expenses, assessment fees, towing and recovery, storage and company service charges where
(c1) any condition of this agreement, and in particular Condition 2, or any special condition of Page 1 has been breached;
(c2) the vehicle is involved in a single vehicle accident unless the company waives such loss to an amount shown on Page 1;
(c3) you have left the vehicle unlocked or left the keys in the vehicle;
(c4) you have not kept the key secure and under your personal control;
(c5) the underbody of the vehicle is damaged regardless of cause when no other vehicle is involved;
(c6) the vehicles is totally or partially immersed in water regardless of cause;
(c7) the interior of the vehicle is damaged regardless of cause when no other vehicle is involved;
(c8) the tyres of the vehicle are damage other than by normal wear;
(c9) the vehicle is damaged by driving it under or into an object lower than the height of the vehicle;
(c10) you have failed to maintain all fluid and fuel levels or failed to immediately rectify or report to us any defect of which you become aware;
(c11) the vehicle is damaged by loading or unloading, other than normal wear. Special Note: if you have paid by use of a credit card or directed the Company to bill charges to some other person, corporation, film or organization who or which fails to make payment when due, you will immediately pay the full amount due to the Company on demand.
If you act within the terms and conditions of this agreement the company will grant a loss/damage waiver (including legal costs incurred with our consent) for your benefit in respect of damage to the vehicle or third party damage other than any property owned by you (or any friend, relative, associate or passenger) or in your physical or legal control. This waiver is subject to:
(a) Your payment of the minimum damage or loss of use charge stated on Page 1.
(b) Your not having acted or having caused any other person to have acted in any manner which is in contravention of this agreement including the special conditions of Page 1.
(c) Your not being covered under any policy of insurance.
(d) Your providing such information and assistance as may be requested and, if necessary, authoring the company insurer to bring, defend or settle legal proceedings, but the company shall have sole conduct of the proceedings.
5. GENERAL PROVISIONS
(a) You will promptly report any accident or loss involving the vehicle while rented under this agreement to the Company location where the vehicle was hired and will deliver to the Company immediately, every summons, complaint paper in relation to such loss. Compliance with this sub-paragraph does not excuse the hirer from reporting an accident to police or other proper authorities.
(b) You release and hold harmless the Company (and its agents and employees) from all claims for loss or damage to their personal property, or that of any other person left in the vehicle, which is received handled or stored by the company at any time before, during or after this rental period, whether due to the Companies negligence or otherwise.
(c) Except as provided by law no driver or passenger in the vehicle shall be or deemed to be the agent, servant or employee of the Company in any manner for any purpose whatsoever.
(d) THE COMPANY GIVEN NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY AS TO ANY MATTER WHATSOEVER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITAION THE CONDITION OF THE VEHICLE AND EQUIPMENT, ITS MERCHANTIBILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
(e) No right of the Company under this agreement may be waived except in writing by an officer of the company. (f) Words used in this agreement to denote any gender shall include all genders, singular words include the plural, and vice versa.
The vehicle must be returned with the amount fuel equal to that at the time of the commencement of the rental. If the vehicle is returned with less fuel the difference will be charged at a rate that may include as service component unless prior arrangements have been made and noted on page 1.
7. PERSONAL ACCIDENT INSURANCE (where applicable)
Where you accept Personal Accident Insurance by accepting the appropriate premium on page 1 with charges to apply as per the rate shown on page 1. Acceptance of those charges is deemed to be proof of coverage and confirmation of your agreement to accept the terms, conditions and benefits of the Personal Accident Insurance. A copy of the policy is available for your inspection.