Car Rental Companies Create Blacklist for Drivers in New Zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand. Photo via Wikipedia
Queenstown, New Zealand. Photo via Wikipedia

Auto rental companies in Queenstown, New Zealand began an information-sharing network in January to prevent dangerous drivers from renting vehicles. No names have been listed on the blacklist thus far, according to an article in the Otago Daily Times.

The article reported participating car rental companies can add the information of drivers who are deemed to be dangerous to a shared database. It was designed to prevent unsafe drivers whose rental contracts were cancelled by one company from renting vehicles with another company.

Read the full article by clicking on the URL:
http://www.odt.co.nz/news/queenstown-lakes/341741/early-days-rental-car-blacklist

Comments

  1. sam [ May 19, 2015 @ 06:22PM ]

    What would it take for North American counterparts to follow through and save 100's of Millions in uncollectable balances, fines, tickets and theft from repeat clients who prey and jump from agency to agency?

  2. sam [ May 19, 2015 @ 06:27PM ]

    We have several hundred ex-clients blacklisted in our database that can save potential risk to other operators. Granted that the privacy policy and contract needs to be modified for some operators, does anyone see any legal implication? Why haven't the majors come on board collectively?

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