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* email address(s)
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1 (a) In these terms and conditions: ‘We’ are the company referred to as the Lessor in the Rental Agreement, and ‘You’ are either the company or person referred to as the Hirer in the Rental Agreement, ‘Vehicle’ means the vehicle detailed in the Rental Agreement, ‘Rental Agreement’ means the Rental Agreement signed by you which incorporates these Terms and Conditions and is subject to the terms of the insurance policy.
(b) By signing this Rental Agreement you accept and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions which will incorporate the details in the Rental Agreement.
(c) The Lessor has maintained the vehicle in accordance with the manufacture’s recommendation but shall not be liable for any consequences arising from any defects or mechanical failure where reasonable precautions have been taken and in no circumstances shall the Lessor be liable for any loss of profit or for any damage to property carried in the vehicle.
(d) During the continuance of the hiring the Lessor will from time to time service and carry out the repairs as are in its opinion necessary and resulting from fair wear and tear the hirer returning the vehicle at his own expense to or at the direction of the Lessor for this purpose PROVIDED ALWAYS that the Lessor may at its option upon receiving the vehicle for servicing or repair determine this Agreement and such determination shall then take effect forthwith notwithstanding any delay in communicating the same to the hirer.
2 (a) Providing that the vehicle is operated in accordance with all the terms of this Agreement and except in cases where clause 4 hereof applies the hirer shall be insured under the Lessor’s Motor Vehicle Insurance Policy and agrees to observe the terms and conditions thereof. A copy of the policy is available for inspection on request at the offices of the Lessor.
(b) The said Policy provides cover as follows:
(i) For Third Party liability for bodily injury;
(ii) For Third Party liability for property damage;
(iii) For liability to passengers property carried;
(iv) For damage to the vehicle (subject to payment of the excesses referred to in sub clause hereof)
(c) The said Policy is subject to the payment by the hirer in respect of damage to the vehicle or property of third parties of such of the following excesses is applicable namely the first £300 or more depending on the size of the vehicle or value.
(d) The said Policy does not provide cover for any damage sustained to any vehicle above the height of the cab howsoever caused, it is the hirer’s own responsibility.
(e) The said Policy does not provide cover for loss or damage to goods in transit or property of the hirer,
(f) The hirer agrees that in the event of accident or of damage sustained to the vehicle howsoever caused he will forthwith report the same to the office of the Lessor giving details of the damage, location of the vehicle and happening of the accident if any, within 48 hours provide the Lessor with a written statement signed by the driver with full details of such matters, will not abandon the vehicle without taking adequate steps to prevent further damage, loss or contravention of the law, will notify the police in the event of a prima facie claim by another person or injury to any person involved and will make every endeavour to obtain the name and addresses of any witness.
(g) In addition to the provisions of sub clause 3 below the Hirer agrees that the vehicle will not be driven by any of the prohibited classes of persons of whom a list is displayed in the premises of the Lessor and the Hirer will inspect such list from time to time to inform himself of any amendments thereto.
(h) In the event of any breach by the Hirer of any provision of this clause or any other default on its part whereby the Lessor is prevented from recovering under its said Policy of Insurance the hirer indemnifies the Lessor against all third party claims and losses in respect of the vehicle including total loss and loss of use which is hereby agreed to be assessed as 95 per cent of the rental until whichever shall be the earlier of:
(i) Payment of the repair costs or written off value;
(ii) The date of the first re-hiring after completion of the repair to the satisfaction of the Lessor;
3 (a) Where this Agreement is on its face completed as a credit account vehicle hire form then during the continuance of this hiring the hirer shall pay to the Lessor accrued rental or other charges on or before 30 days after the last day of the month of the invoice in respect thereof. In the event of the Lessor notifying any increase in rental charges the hirer shall have the option of returning the vehicle within 48 hours of service of any notice of increase in the charges in which event such notices will not take effect but if the vehicle is not returned within 48 hours of service then the hirer shall be deemed to have accepted the increased rate of charge and such increase shall take effect from the date of the notice. Any dispute with this invoice must be made in writing to the Lessor within 14 days from date of issue.
(i) The Lessor reserves the right to charge interest at 5% over and above the bank of England base rate, or a combined minimum rate of 8% on any overdue amounts, in addition to the Lessor’s administration fee being a minimum of £45.00.
(b) Where this Agreement is on its face completed as a cash account vehicle hire form then during the continuance of this hiring shall at weekly intervals (or if the total hire period on the face of this Agreement is less than one week on the termination of such hire period and of each succeeding renewal for less than one week) pay to the Lessor the amount of the rental or other charges in respect of the next following week or agreed hire or renewal period if shorter and in the event of the Lessor notifying any increase in rental charges the amount of such charges as increased save that the hirer shall have the option of returning the vehicle and paying outstanding charges within 48 hours of service of such notice in which event such notice will not take effect. The balance of any outstanding charges hereunder will be payable immediately upon termination of this Agreement.
(i) The Lessor reserves the right to charge interest at 5% over and above the Bank of England base rate, or a combined minimum rate of 8% on any overdue amounts, in addition to the Lessor’s administration fee being a minimum of £45.00.
(c) The hirer will ensure that the vehicle is garaged when not in use in a safe and secure place and that tyres are correctly inflated and will operate and load the vehicle in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions and will ensure that any person operating the vehicle is competent to do so and has received such instruction as may be necessary.
(d) The hirer shall be responsible for regular cleaning of the vehicle and maintaining the vehicle in a neat and tidy appearance.
(e) The hirer shall not part with possession of the vehicle or any part or accessory save at the express written consent of the Lessor and shall not pledge loan hire or assign or allow any person to acquire a lien over the same.
(f) The hirer shall not take the vehicle or allow it to be taken outside the mainland of England, Wales and Scotland without the express prior written permission of the Lessor. The hirer shall not under any circumstances carry or allow to be carried in the vehicle, any form of alcohol, cigarettes, tobacco, drugs or contraband of any description.
(g) The hirer shall not use the vehicle in contravention of the Motor Vehicle (Construction and Use) Regulations 1978 or any other statutory or legal prohibition and in the event of any defect or failure liable to cause further damage to or contravention of such provisions as aforesaid shall report the same forthwith to the Lessor.
The hirer hereby agrees to indemnify the Lessor against all fines, costs and disbursements incurred by the Lessor of and in relation to any legal proceedings which may be instituted against the Lessor in respect of any use by the hirer in contravention of the said provisions and to pay the Lessor administration charge being £45.00 for each and every occurrence.
(h) In the event of any other loss or damage or fault reasonably repair the hirer shall report the same to the Lessor within 48 hours and return the vehicle to the Lessor forthwith if the Lessor so requires. Repairs reasonably and immediately necessary for the continued use of the vehicle may be carried out by the hirer provided the cost inclusive of parts, labour and taxes does not exceed £25.00 and that the work is carried out in a proper and workmanlike manner and that the hirer produces proper and detailed proof of payment. In no other case shall the hirer carry out or have carried our any repairs or alterations save with the express written consent of the Lessor first obtained and under no circumstances shall the hirer have any right to re-imbursement for any cost or expense incurred save as herein before provided.
(i) The hirer shall return the vehicle to the Lessor when the same requires to be serviced and shall advise the Lessor of any wear and tear during the period of hire affecting the tyres or any other defect or matter requiring repair or replacement of parts and shall return the vehicle to the Lessor before consequential damage to the vehicle is likely to arise or before the user of the vehicle is prohibited by reason thereof.
(j) The vehicle shall not be used for trials, rallies, racing, driving tuition, towing or any form of competitive driving, nor shall the vehicle be modified or altered in any way, overloaded or lettered or marked in any way, nor shall any existing markings be removed provided that the case of tractors being vehicles designed exclusively for the purpose of towing units the hirer shall be permitted to use the vehicle for the purpose of towing a trailer unit which complies with the vehicle manufacturer’s recommendations.
(k) The vehicle shall not be driven by any person who follows any of the occupations listed below:
(i) Actors, actresses, directors and producers (of screen, stage, radio and television), amusement caterers, fairground exhibitors, (ii) bookmakers or turf commission agents or turf accountants or their employees; (iii) scrap metal merchants; (iv) members of the armed forces under 25 years of age; (v) market or street traders; (vi) members of the entertainment profession (not otherwise specified); (vii) musicians and the like other than concert artists and members of classical orchestra; (viii) persons connected with horse racing; (ix)persons connected with dog racing, speedway or tack racing; boxing or wrestling; (x) professional sportsmen; (xi) students and persons engaged in full time scholastic studies; (xii) persons employed in gown, mantle, fur trades.
(l) The vehicle shall not be driven by any person who has had less than 24 months driving experience in the British Isles or who is under 21 years of age or who is over 70 years of age or who is suffering from any mental or physical disability or infirmity or defective vision or hearing or has at any time suffered from diabetes, fits or any complaint of heart or who has ever been convicted of or received notice of intending prosecution for any motoring offences other than offences relating solely to weight obstruction, identification, marks, lighting, parking or noise.
(m) In respect of paragraphs (k) and (I) hereof it shall be the duty of the hirer to make all such enquires and to require the production of all such documents as may be necessary to ensure compliance with the restrictions therein mentioned and the hirer’s obligations under the various provisions of clause 3 of this Agreement shall in any event be absolute.
(n) The return of the vehicle to the Lessor’s premises outside the normal hours of business does not constitute off hiring, the hirer will remain liable for the vehicle until the vehicle has been returned to the Lessor and the Lessor’s off hire procedure has been completed in its entirety.
(o) Any person signing this Agreement on behalf of a company must be authorised to do so, and if not so authorised will be personally liable to pay all sums due under this Rental Agreement to the extent that the company fails to pay the Lessor.
(p) Mileage allowances are based on what we consider to be average business use, which is 150 miles per day or 750 miles per week, any mileage over and above this allowance will be subject to an excess mileage charge per mile, the rate per mile will depend on the actual group of vehicle hired, as a guide only this would be between £0.09ppm and £0.65ppm. Unless the rental agreement otherwise provides, any long term hire (28 days and over) will be subject to an allowance of 2000 free miles per month, any mileage over and above this allowance will be subject to an excess mileage charge per mile, the rate per mile will depend on the actual group of vehicle hired, as a guide only this would be between £0.09ppm and £0.65ppm.
4 (a) This clause shall be of no effect save where on the face of this Agreement or upon any written documents supplement to or incorporating these provisions there are endorsed the words own insurance or an abbreviation of such other words as indicates that the hirer will insure or in any case where the vehicle is a tractor unit or exceeds 10 tons unladen but in such cases:
(b) Clause 2 of this Agreement is of no effect and the following provisions of this clause are substituted thereof and in the event of any conflict between this clause and any other provision of this Agreement the following provisions shall prevail.
(c) (i) The hirer shall throughout the whole of the period of this Agreement and thereafter until the vehicle is returned to the Lessor’s premises insure the vehicle under a policy to be approved in writing by the Lessor which policy shall in any event cover all risks normally covered by a Comprehensive Policy of Insurance in the full insurable value thereof and shall ensure that the premiums are promptly paid and that the vehicle is operated in accordance with the terms and conditions thereof and shall do or omit nothing whereby the Policy may be rendered void and shall if not already done within 24 hours of this Agreement and thereafter of the expiry of any previous certificate produced hereunder produce to the Lessor at his office a current certificate of insurance under which the vehicle is insured for inspection copying and return and shall forthwith have endorsed on the policy of insurance the interest of the Lessor and shall with 48 hours of the Lessor giving notice that it so required produce the Policy of Insurance at the Lessor’s premises.
(ii) Until the Lessor shall have given approval in writing as aforesaid to the said policy the Lessor shall be at liberty to determine this Agreement at any time without notice and shall have such rights against the hirer as are provided in clause 5 (b) hereof and such other rights as accrue to the Lessor in the event of a breach of condition by the hirer and such rights to determine consequential rights shall not be waived by any forbearance, indulgence or representation given or made by or on behalf of the Lessor and thereafter no alteration of any terms and conditions of the policy shall be made without the approval in writing of the Lessor first obtained.
(iii) In the event of the insurance company refusing or failing to renew a policy in respect of which approval has been given by the Lessor on the like condition as previously or in the event of such company seeking to avoid liability thereunder the hirer shall notify the Lessor forthwith and the Lessor shall be given such rights against the hirer as if the said policy had not been approved.
(d) The hirer shall be responsible for loss of or damage to the vehicle other than fair wear and tear and for continuing hire charges until the return of the vehicle to the Lessor in at least as good a condition as at the commencement of the hiring (fair wear and tear only accepted) or in the case of a total loss claim until two months after the value thereof (calculated without regard to any accidental or other loss or damage save fair wear and tear) has been paid to the Lessor and shall indemnify the Lessor against all claims by third parties. Indemnify the Lessor against any sort fall in settlement of a total loss claim or settlement valuation.
(e) Any monies received by the hirer under any Policy of Insurance relating to loss of or damage to vehicles shall be payable forthwith to the Lessor in reduction of the hirer’s liability under sub clause (d) hereof and until payment held by him as trustee for the Lessor and in no case shall the hirer have any right to such monies or any part by way of set off or counterclaim against the Lessor.
5 (a) The Lessor may determine the hiring without notice in the event of:
(i) Default in payment of rental for seven days;
(ii) Any failure by the hirer to observe any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement;
(iii) The making of a Receiving Order against the hirer or the hirer being a Partnership against any Partner or the hirer being a Limited Company the appointment of a Receiver or the hirer entering into liquidation;
(iv) Forthwith upon the hirer expressing his intention not to pay any sums falling due hereunder;
(v) Levy of distress or execution on the hirer;
(b) In the event of the Lessor so determining the hiring it may:
(i) Resume possession of the vehicle;
(ii) Remove the vehicle from any property and enter the property of the hirer for such purpose;
(iii) Determine all or any other Agreement in operation;
(iv) Exercise a lien hereby granted in respect of any outstanding claims against the hirer over any possession of the hirer in the vehicle upon resumption of possession by the lessor and in such event the hirer will pay to the Lessor recovery costs and indemnify it against any third party claims arising out of such resumption of possession.
(c) In the event of loss of the vehicle or its damage beyond economic repair and except where clause 4 of this Agreement applies this Agreement shall determine and provide that the hirer discloses all information in the possession of himself, his servant or agent as to the happening of the theft, loss or damage and subject to the provision of paragraph (g) or clause 2 hereof then the hirer shall be liable for the rent up to and including the date of his giving such particulars to the Lessor but no further.
6 (a) The Lessor may in any event determine this Agreement upon giving 48 hours notice.
(b) Upon determination or expiration of this Agreement the hirer shall deliver the vehicle to the premises of the Lessor in at least as good a condition in all respects as at the commencement of the hiring, fair wear and tear and damage in respect of which the Lessor is entitled to indemnity under its policy of insurance excepted.
(c) In the event of a breach by the hirer of sub clause (b) hereof the hirer will be liable for continuing hire charges at a rate equivalent to 95 per cent of the rate under this Agreement until completion of the repairs to the satisfaction of the Lessor in addition to the cost of the repairs.
7 (a) No Warranty or representation is given as to the condition or suitability of the vehicle for any particular purpose.
(b) No forbearance or indulgence given to the hirer shall have effect so as to curtail any right or remedy available to the Lessor.
(c) Notice given under the terms of this Agreement (whether expressed or implied by law) shall be in writing and shall be deemed to be given upon delivery or 24 hours after posting by first class post and notices to the hirer may be delivered or sent to his address as stated on the face of this Agreement or to any business or private address of the hirer.
(d) Any reference to the vehicle in this Agreement shall refer both to the vehicle hereunder and to any other vehicle let in substitute.
(e) It is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure that the vehicle is not used in contravention of The Transport Act 1968 or any modification or re-enactment thereof.
8 The hirer shall at all times remain liable for all hire charges, any subsequent loss of revenue, recovery charges and any other additional charges that may become due under this Rental Agreement from commencement of hire until the vehicle is returned to the Lessor in at least as good a condition as at the commencement of hire (fair wear and tear only accepted, as in the opinion of the Lessor) with a full tank of fuel as at the commencement of hire, any short fall in the fuel tank will be charged at the relevant rate per litre as displayed in the Lessor’s office, and all of the vehicles equipment and ancillaries, in the event of the vehicles keys being lost/damaged a minimum charge of £65.00 will be payable in addition to all repairers/dealer repair charges, re-programming, electronically re-coding and parts etc, the vehicle will remain on hire until the Lessor’s off hire procedure has been completed by the Lessor in full.
(a) The Lessor’s additional documentation being the Damage check In/Out and the Hires/Customers
information documentation and the contents in their entirety are apart of the Lessor’s Terms and Conditions of Hire.
(b) Late return of vehicle, the Lessor reserve’s the right to charge 1/5 the of the daily hire rate per hour up to three hours and the full daily rate thereafter.
(c) Reservations/Booking fee’s are are strictly non refundable, cancelled Reservations/Bookings are subject to a charge.
Senior Vehicle Rental Limited P O Box 20, Northgate, Aldridge, Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 8YR.
Any dispute concerning the interpretation of these terms, exceptions or conditions of the Rental Agreement shall be resolved in accordance within the jurisdiction of the territory in which the Rental Agreement was issued.
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