Tagged Liability

Seize the Subrogation Opportunity in the Graves Amendment

Under the Graves Amendment, car rental operators have the right to subrogate on liability payments caused by your renters. Are you exercising this right to lower your loss runs?

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Mitigating Liability in Rental Operations

Rental operators should be aware of risks on premises and when employees are driving on the company's behalf. One simple tip could protect loss ratios and limit your risk.

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Car Rental Q&A: How Do I Refuse to Rent a Car to Someone and Not Get Sued?

A car rental operator wants to know if he doesn't feel comfortable renting a car to a customer, what can he do to not get sued by the customer?

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Autonomous Vehicles: Understanding Liability for Car Rental

To date, the car rental industry has been mostly left out of the picture regarding autonomous vehicles and liability. It's time to consider these issues well before autonomous vehicles are deployed.

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Should Fleet Drivers Pay Their Own Violations?

With technology aiding the ability to administer traffic fines, fleets need to address their procedures for paying them. Accountability is paramount.

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How To Conduct Background Checks The Right Way

Legal obstacles pose risks to employers navigating the hazards of criminal background and motor vehicle record checks. Careful thought should be given to how, when and under what circumstances these checks are conducted.

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Car Rental Q&A: How Can I Lower My Vehicle Liability Insurance Premium?

Q: The automobile liability insurance premium for my rental cars is costly. It is our location’s biggest expense after my employee costs. Some of my associates in other states pay much less per car, per month than I do. What can I do to minimize this expense?

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Sri Lanka Rental Car Companies Could Face Charges for Vehicles Involved in Crimes

Car rental company owners and employees were recently warned by police that they will be considered liable for renting out vehicles to drivers without a valid driver’s license.

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Car Rental Companies Now Secondary in Arizona Liability Coverage

The new law takes effect July 1.

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Arizona Bill Removing Car Rental Companies as Primary Insurer Fails in House

Arizona Senate Bill 1286 would’ve changed the state’s liability insurance coverage laws for motor vehicle rentals to say that a company’s insurance is ‘excess coverage to any other available insurance coverage for any damages and injury caused by a renter.’

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