RENTAL TERMS BERGEN BILUTLEIE AS.
Duration of the rental period.
The rental applies to the vehicle mentioned on the front of the contract and the time period specified. The vehicle must be returned no later than the agreed time. The renter bears full responsibility for the vehicle until the vehicle is returned in accordance with clause 2.
A final damage check by the rental company is only to be regarded as having been carried out after the company has had the vehicle washed. The rental company is not bound by a special deadline for this, but will strive to have a damage check performed within 48 hours (2 days) after the vehicle has been returned. The time runs within the rental station’s ordinary opening hours. When returning the vehicle outside the rental comany`s own rental station, e.g. upon return to the workshop, at a company or at another address, time of 48 hours (2 days) will only run from the time the vehicle arrives at the the rental comany`s own rental station within the rental station’s ordinary opening hours. If the the rental comany`s can document with time-bound photos that the damage has occurred during a specific rental, a claim for damages can be submitted at any time after the rental period, but not later than 6 months after the end of the rental.
If there are objective reasons, the rental company`s can demand that the vehicle be returned at an earlier time than agreed. The renter can demand the reason stated without this having any bearing on the obligation to return the vehicle. The rental period can be extended by prior agreement with the the rental company. The rental company has the right to pick up the vehicle after the end of the agreed rental period, cf. Norwegian Law. Chapter 13 of the Enforcement Act, cf. § 13-1. The costs associated with this are to be covered by the renter. In the event of exceeding the agreed return date or other serious breach of the rental terms, any discount, insurance or special agreement may be canceled by the rental company.
2. Renter`s responsibility
During the rental period and until the vehicle is returned to the rental company, the renter bears all responsibility for the vehicle and its use.
The renter is obliged to pay the following:
1. The rent price as agreed in the rental agreement.
2. Reduced self risk premiums as agreed in the rental agreement.
3. Price for extra km as agreed in the rental agreement.
4. Refueling of the car.
5. Price for one-way rental if this is agreed in the rental contract
6. Any costs in connection with the return transport of the vehicle if this is returned to another place than agreed.
7. Any cost in connection with tolls, road pricing, ferry costs or the like with the addition of VAT and the margin the rental company may calculate.
8. Parking fees or other fees, taxes, fines or others where the rental company has solidarity with the driver (renter). The renter is responsible for paying the parking fee directly to the parking
9. Any damage that occurs to the vehicle during the rental period, including vandalism and theft, however limited upwards to the agreed self risk. It is calculated, however one self risk amount
for each accident or damage.
10. In addition to damage, the renter is also responsible for special cleaning – inside and outside – of a particularly dirty car, for example cleaning after dog or smoking, or after driving on oil
gravel, fresh asphalt / road markings, clay, mud or other internal or external dirt that requires extraordinary work.
11. Loss according to the insurance companies’ rates, ie the loss the renter suffers as a result of the vehicle being out of service.
12. If the renter has acted negligently in the event of damage, has violated the rental conditions or the Road Traffic Act, he will be able to pay a larger part of the damage than the agreed
13. In the event of intent, gross negligence or gross violation of the rental conditions or the Road Traffic Act, the renter will have to be fully financially responsible for the damage.
14. The rental company`s expenses for the collection of the renter`s obligations, including all legal fees for the collection of due amount. In case of late payment accrues interest on arrears
pursuant to the Norwegian Act on interest in the event of late payment of 17 December 100 1976, from due date until payment takes place.
3.1. Duty to investigate.
The renter is obliged as far as possible to inspect the vehicle immediately after it is at the renter’s disposal and take at least one photo from each side of the car to be able to document any damage to the car before it is used.
This should also be done when the lease is terminated, preferably also with a picture of the km condition and a receipt for refueling.
The renter is obliged to familiarize himself with the rules that apply to the rented vehicle in particular and Norwegian traffic rules in general.
Foreign renters have a special duty to familiarize themselves with relevant driving license provisions and rules with regard to alcohol / drug use and traffic.
3.2. Duty of maintenance
During the rental period, the renter must ensure that the vehicle is maintained with regard to lubricating oils, cooling water, air pressure in the tires and the like. In case of doubt about maintenance the rental company should be contacted.
3.3. Duties with regard to the use of the vehicle
The renter is obliged to treat and use the vehicle in a responsible manner, and not:
1. Dispose of the vehicle without checking that the he has the necessary driving permissions for the vehicle. To drive the vehicle possessed with respect to the nature of the vehicle and its use.
2.Take the vehicle out of the country, unless written consent from the landlord has been obtained.
3. Carry passengers for a fee.
4. Use the vehicle for illegal purposes or in an illegal manner, including, but not limited to, the following examples of illegal use: Driving under the influence of alcohol and / or drugs and / or impaired condition. Carry more passengers and / or heavier loads than the vehicle is registered for.
5.Interrupt or change the vehicle’s odometer.
6.Leave the vehicle to others or let it be driven by a driver other than approved by the rental company.
7.Use the vehicle for competition, speed test or other form of test driving.
8.Use the vehicle for practice driving.
9.Towing, pushing or moving another vehicle.
10.Leave the vehicle unlocked or in such a way that it can be used by others.
11.Fill with wrong fuel.
12.Remove the Auto pass chip, or replace it with another chip.
13.Secure, fasten or package cargo too badly so that vehicles, people or surroundings are damaged.
14.Expose the interior to hot or sharp objects or liquids that may corrode or put stains.
15.Drive without enough air pressure in the tires. Stop as soon as possible in the event of puncture.
16.Park by rooftops where there are signs for roof landslides or where there is an obvious danger of roof landslides.
17.Use snow chains or other equipment in such a way that they damage the vehicle’s body or chassis.
18.Drive the vehicle into something physically inaccessible with regard to the height, width or length of the vehicle. Drive into the parking barrier before it opens.
19.Driving off the public road or in an area closed to normal traffic.
Damages that arise as a result of the points mentioned above under 3.3.1-15 are not covered by the agreed self risk.
4. Rental company`s duties
The rental company is obliged at the agreed time and at the agreed place to make the vehicle available to the renter.
The vehicle must be in good and proper condition and contain at least 20 liters of fuel or 60% charged batteries for electric cars.
The rental company is obliged to keep the vehicle liability insured in accordance with the rules of the Norwegian Car Liability Act.
5. Renter’s rights
If the rental company`s materially defaults on his obligations under the agreement, the renter can terminate the lease. The rental company must, however, be given a reasonable opportunity to remedy the default by rectification or re-delivery. If correction or re-delivery is not relevant or is not made within a reasonable time after the renter has complained about the defect, the renter may demand a proportionate price reduction. The renter loses his right to invoke default, be it lack or delay, if he does not within a reasonable time after he has discovered or should have discovered the default gives the rental company notice of this.
Technical errors that may occur or come to the renter’s knowledge during the rental period, and which can be rectified within a time that is in reasonable proportion to the renter’s needs and the rental period, does not give the renter the right to terminate the rental agreement. If the renter still chooses to terminate the rental agreement, the renter will be responsible for the rent during the rental period, however with deduction of the time that would have been spent on remediation. The renter is also responsible for the expenses incurred by the rental company in connection with having the vehicle returned to the rental station. If repairs cannot be made within the said deadline, the rental company decides whether he will deliver a new vehicle to the renter for the continuation of the rental, or whether the rental agreement is to be regarded as terminated from the time when the rental company was notified by the renter. In that case, the rental company will arrange for the vehicle to be transported back for its own bill, and the rental company is then not responsible for the renter’s possible losses or obligations.
The rental company is not responsible for damage to or loss of property left by the renter or other person, stored or transported in the vehicle. The rental company disclaims any liability to renter in respect of loss of time, money or anything else that may arise from, or be associated with, the rental,beyond the responsibilities described above. The rental company has no responsibility for the installation of additional equipment such as ski rack, child seat, GPS, etc. The renter is responsible for the equipment being correctly and properly fitted.
Security and settlement.
The rental company may require the renter to provide security for the vehicle and for the financial responsibility that follows from the tenancy. The security can be provided in the form of a reservation on debit / credit card, bank deposit, Vipps transfer or other form of deposit that may be agreed between the parties. The renter accepts that the rental company can charge the renter’s debit / credit card reservation or deposit for the rental amount based on time and mileage, tolls and othersfees or charges as well as fuel and any damages.
Additions to and amendments to the lease terms in this agreement are binding only if they are contained in a written agreement.
8.2 Choice of law
This contract is subject to Norwegian law.
8.3 Choice of court.
The renter decides that the rental’s company`s place of business is where the contract was entered into, ie. contract venue in accordance with the Norwegian Disputes Act § 4-5 (2), cf. § 4-6, as choice of court in occasion disputes that arise in connection with the rental.