VEHICLE RENTAL POLICY & PROCEDURES
RENTER AGREES TO ALL TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. FOR ALL OF THE PROVISIONS HEREIN, THE TERM "RENTER" SHALL INCLUDE ANY AND ALL ADDITIONAL DRIVERS.
VEHICLE: The Vehicle, which includes wheelchair accessible conversion, tires, rims, tools, equipment, accessories, and vehicle documents does not belong to the Renter but is delivered to Renter for rental purposes only and is in good condition. THERE IS NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE MERCHANT ABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF ANY VEHICLE COVERED BY THIS AGREEMENT. Renter is liable for any damage to or loss of use of the Vehicle for any reason, including any damage arising from any use by an unauthorized driver.
VEHICLE RETURN: On the due date or sooner upon demand, Renter will return the Vehicle in the same operating condition as when received to the place specified. A fee may be assessed for any Vehicle requiring additional expense to restore to pre-rental condition including fuel that is not replaced by the renter.
REPOSSESSION OF VEHICLE: The Vehicle may be repossessed without notice if it;
(a) is not returned on the date which it is due back;
(b) is illegally parked;
(c) is used in violation of law or of this Agreement;
(d) is or appears to be abandoned, or
(e) if Renter gave false or misleading information at time of rental.
All charges for the repossession will be the Renter's responsibility.
AUTHORIZED DRIVERS: In addition to Renter, the Vehicle may be driven only with rental location permission by any additional driver who is named on the agreement, and who has been instructed on the proper use of the rental vehicle. These are the only "authorized drivers" who may drive the Vehicle.
USE RESTRICTIONS: Renter will operate Vehicle in a safe and prudent manner. Vehicle will not be used or operated by anyone;
(a) who is not a qualified, licensed driver at least twenty-one (21) years old and named on the rental Agreement;
(b) who obtains the Vehicle with fraudulent, misleading, or false information;
(c) to transport people or property for hire or to push or tow anything;
(d) while engaged in any race, speed contest, or any illegal purpose;
(e) while committing or involved in the commission of a crime;
(f) in a reckless; wanton, or negligent manner;
(g) to carry hazardous or explosive substances;
(h) or other than regularly maintained and paved roadways;
(i) who does not know how to operate a with adaptive driving equipment;
(j) while intoxicated or under the influence of any drugs, or drowsy, or whose driving ability is otherwise impaired; (k) outside the state in which the Vehicle is rented without prior written permission of renting location;
(I) who leaves the keys in or does not properly lock up and secure the Vehicle (excluding valet parking);
(m) who has more people in the Vehicle than seat belts;
(n) who loads vehicle beyond the manufacturer's designated gross vehicle weight;
(o) where insufficient clearance of height or width exists;
(p) when further use of the Vehicle would cause it damage (warning light or flat tire, steam rising from engine, unusual noise.
LIABILITY INSURANCE: Renter, represents and warrants that he/she is currently insured, with a full coverage and provisions required by state law for Automobile Bodily Injury, Property Damage Liability, (including Personal Injury Protection, No fault, and Uninsured Motorist coverage, and Renters policy further provided Comprehensive and Collision for a rental vehicle for the full value of the vehicle and the conversion. Renter agrees that using or obtaining his or her own insurance for the rental vehicle is part of the consideration relied upon by renting location in renting to Renter. UM I UIM coverage protects the renter and any passengers from losses suffered is injury is caused by the negligence of a driver who does not have insurance to pay for losses or damages. Unless required by statute, renting location does not provide supplementary No Fault, Non Compulsory Uninsured or Under Insured Motorist Coverage or any other optional coverage. .
BEYOND SUCH LAWS, IF ANY, RENTING LOCATION DOES NOT PROVIDE INSURANCE COVERAGE TO RENTER, OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON USING, OPERATING OR MAINTAINING THE RENTAL VEHICLE DESCRIBED ON THIS AGREEMENT. Renter agrees to cooperate fully in the investigation and defense of and to deliver promptly to the renting location every document relating to any accident, claim or lawsuit, Renter will defend and indemnify the renting location, rental agent, officers and owners from any and all losses, liability and expense of the coverage available under the terms of this Agreement.
LOSS OF/DAMAGE TO VEHICLE AND LOSS OF USE: Renter is responsible for the full value (vehicle & conversion) or any loss or damage including rental revenue due to loss of use and related costs and expenses, even if LOSS DAMAGE WAIVER (LOW) has been accepted, if Renter or any authorized driver;
(a) breached any provisions of this Agreement or violates any of the Use Restrictions or
(b) fails (i) within twenty-four (24) hours after the accident and/or damage occurs to report collision, theft and/or vandalism damage to the renting location and to the police or other law enforcement agency having jurisdiction to investigate such loss; and (ii) to complete an accurate accident report form at the renting location.
LOSS DAMAGE WAIVER: Renter shall be responsible for the full value of any loss of or damage to the Vehicle and conversion resulting from any cause regardless of fault. Renter's own insurance shall cover all or part of such loss or damage. Renter should check with his / her insurer to determine the amount of coverage provided for loss of or damage to the Vehicle. Renter is responsible for the Vehicle's use at all times.
DAMAGED VEHICLE: Renter will not operate the Vehicle if it is damaged or in need of repair and will be responsible for all damage to the Vehicle and conversion resulting from such use.
TIRE OR WHEEL DAMAGE: Renter is fully liable for all tire and wheel damage and all chain damage regardless of who is at fault. Renter is responsible for changing and fixing flat tires.
PARKING, TOLL FEES & TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS: Renter will pay for all parking violation fines and penalties, Toll fees and any traffic Violation, plus all costs incurred in the event Renter fails to make such payments. Renter agrees that in connections with claimed violations, information relating to Renter may be submitted to governmental authorities.
PAYMENT: Renter will pay on demand all charges due under this Agreement;
(a) All charges are subject to final audit, and if an error is found, either party shall promptly pay or credit the other, as appropriate, to correct the error.
(b) If Renter has indicated that a third party will pay for the charges due under this Agreement and payment is not made, Renter will pay on demand.
(c) Renter consents to the reservation of credit, by credit card issuer, up to the amount of the estimated charges due under this Agreement and authorize the renting location to process a credit card voucher in Renter's name for all charges under this Agreement.
(d) Renter will pay interest at the highest rate permitted by law on any past due charges and will also pay any collection costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, and all court costs if all charges are not paid when due.
RENTER RESPONSIBILITY FOR PROPERTY: Renter is solely responsible for any property left or stored in the Vehicle or anywhere at the renting location, no matter who received, stored or handled the property.
FAILURE TO RETURN VEHICLE: If Renter fails to return the Vehicle on the due back date or within twenty-four (24) hours following a written or oral demand to Renter (which demand, if in writing, shall be considered delivered forty-eight (48) hours after the mailing of a certified letter addressed to the residence or business address of Renter). Renter will be deemed to be in unlawful possession of the Vehicle and to have authorized the issuance of a warrant for the arrest of Renter or any person possessing the Vehicle and may be charged with grand theft of automobile in accordance with applicable statutes.
VEHICLE REPAIRS: Renter will not permit any repair to or replacement of any part of the Vehicle without the prior consent of the renting location, and Renter agrees to pay for all such unauthorized repairs and parts. Renter shall not suffer any liens to be placed upon Vehicle.
(a) Renter will pay all costs incurred. by the renting location and will defend and indemnify these parties from all claims, demands and lawsuits resulting from: (1) the issuance of a warrant for the arrest of Renter or any person operating the Vehicle; and (2) any action by the renting location, including self-help, used to secure the return of the Vehicle or otherwise enforce the terms of this Agreement; and (3) any action against the renting location resulting from Renter's breach of this Agreement.
(b) The renting location shall have no liability for an indirect, special or consequential damages arising in connection with the furnishings, performance or use of the Vehicle for any claim based upon the failure to honor a vehicle reservation requested by the Renter.
(c) Renter shall not be considered the agent, servant, or employee of the renting location for any purpose whatsoever. (d) Renter agrees that this Agreement can only be changed in writing and if signed or initialed by both the Renting Location and Renter.
This contract shall be construed with and governed by the laws of the jurisdiction in which the contract is issued. If any provision of this contract is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, it shall not affect any other provisions hereof and this contract shall be construed in all respects as if such invalid or unenforceable provisions were omitted.