Tagged Rental Agreement

Navotar, Wacom Partner to Go 'Green' with Digital Signatures

The partnership with Wacom allows for a signature pad that connects directly to the Navotar system.

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Supreme Court Leans Toward Protecting Drivers in Rental Case

During the hearing of Byrd v. United States, justices seemed to favor upholding the Fourth Amendment rights of drivers operating rental vehicles without being listed on the rental agreement.

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Rental Privacy Case Heads to Supreme Court

The case involves the privacy rights of rental car drivers who have permission to operate a vehicle but whose names are not on the rental agreement.

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Avoiding Electronic Toll Collection Pitfalls

Recent customer complaints, class action claims, and legislation regarding car rental electronic toll collections raise the need for best practices when it comes to education and disclosures.

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Judge Denies Dollar Thrifty Class Action Suit

A federal judge refused to certify a class of consumers who claim that Dollar Thrifty adds extra charges onto contracts in violation of consumer law.

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The Graves Amendment: Challenges, Interpretations, and Answers

More than 10 years after its enactment, we have answers regarding the interpretation of the Graves Amendment and a blueprint to use it to limit liability.

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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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Avis Alaska Wins Loss-of-Use Case

State Farm Insurance refused to pay the full amount for loss-of-use damages on a rental car from the Avis Alaska franchise. An Alaska court ruled in favor of the franchise.

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RelayRides Renter Cons Car Owner in Arizona

A RelayRides user discovered his car was impounded with a 30-day hold while it was being rented, leaving the man carless for more than a month.

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How to Explain Loss of Use to an Insurance Company

To effectively recover loss-of-use damages from an insurance company, it's necessary to take a deep dive into the nuances of loss-of-use theory, its legal precedents and the rhetoric to shape the argument.

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Understanding E-Signature Pads and the Electronic Rental Agreement

A pending class action case regarding rental contracts on electronic signature pads marks a good time to present the key points of electronic signature law and establish general best practices regarding their use and disclosure.

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UK Law Prohibits Car Rental Companies from Refusing to Rent Based on Age

The law, which just became effective in June, is aimed at all goods and services.

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Insurance Company Not Responsible for Damages Caused by Non-permissible Driver

A Louisiana appeals court ruled that because no implied or express permission to drive the rental was given to Timothy Peaker by the rental car company, his insurance carrier is not responsible to pay for damages under its coverage terms.

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6 Takeaways from the 2018 International Car Rental Show

Technological solutions are finally moving from reality to theory, peer-to-peer platforms are being redefined, China has the biggest room for growth, while Sixt’s U.S. aspirations have only just begun.

The Irony of Customer Service in the Digital Age

Sure, any company would jump at the chance to use technology to reduce labor costs. But it also comes with some big, red, flashing warning lights.

Market Forces Driving Car Rental in 2018

An analysis of the conference calls of Avis Budget Group and Hertz Global Holdings reveal trends and initiatives involving fleet right sizing, pricing, ancillary revenue opportunities, and renting to ride-hailing drivers.

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