Iceland Passes Law to Allow Carsharing

The Icelandic parliament has recently passed a law permitting peer-to-peer carsharing services, according to a report by the Iceland Review.

The law allows individuals to rent up to two cars per year through a certified carsharing agency, says the report. This arrangement is similar to Airbnb where people can temporarily rent out their homes to visitors.

Carsharing agencies will be responsible to make sure that each rented vehicle is inspected and has proper auto insurance, says the report.

“This really means that a person can rent their car for an unlimited time over the course of the year,” Solvi Melax of Viking Cars, a carsharing agency, told the Iceland Review.

Click here for the full Iceland Review article: http://icelandreview.com/news/2015/07/08/law-passed-allowing-peer-peer-car-sharing

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

Car Rental Rates Up, Fleet Sales Down — Correlation?

Car rental companies’ recent fleet discipline is needed now more than ever.

Hertz, Avis Autonomy Partnerships: Good First Steps on a Long Path

Two new autonomous vehicle project partnerships bring the importance of fleet management to the fore.

An Inside Look at Car Rental in China

A trip to a new car rental convention in Guangzhou reveals a booming market, yet one facing unique challenges.

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.

>