PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. ALL REFERENCE TO MEMBERS IS AS DEFINED IN THE RULES OF THE NORTHUMBRIA POLICE SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB LTD.
AUTHORISED DRIVERS ARE FURTHER RESTRICTED BY AGE & QUALIFICATION.
The advance booking of and receipt of authorisation to use an Association vehicle does not guarantee that a vehicle will be available for use on the date(s) for which the booking was accepted. In the event of a booking being cancelled by the Association or a vehicle not being available in relation to a confirmed booking the Association shall not be held liable for any costs which may arise there from.
1. RESTRICTIONS ON USE:
The use of NPSSC Ltd. vehicles is restricted by virtue of vehicle insurance to Members Only and other specified users and then only for sporting or recreation purposes and the business of the Association.
The Association vehicles will be stored at Car Park ‘D’ at Force Headquarters, Ponteland, and Houghton Le Spring Police Station.
Keys for the vehicle will only be supplied against proof of ‘authorisation’ and against signature of authorised user in the ‘Vehicle Key Register’ maintained at Headquarters Security, and Houghton Front Office.
4. AUTHORISED DRIVERS:
The authorisation to drive any of the Association’s vehicles is restricted by vehicle insurance to NPSSC members, and must have that class of vehicle on their driving license or other specifically named on the policy.
5. PRE JOURNEY CHECKS:
A vehicle check must be carried out prior to commencing a journey and any defects notified immediately to the keeper of the ‘Vehicle Key Register’.
Particular attention must be paid to oil, water and fuel levels.
Any defects occurring during use should also be notified at the first available opportunity. All defects and action taken relative to these must be passed on to NPSSC Office on conclusion of the use.
The Association has full ‘Breakdown & Recovery’ cover with a leading provider.
In the event of a breakdown please contact the Administration Office on 01661 868172 for details. Major repairs should not be carried out without the express authority of an Officer of the Association.
On collection and return of the vehicle it shall be full of fuel. The keys being returned to the Security office.
8. SPEED RESTRICTIONS:
The vehicle will be driven at speeds in keeping with the weather and other conditions prevailing.
9. VEHICLE CHARGES.
A charge of £50 per day will be made, and must be paid in advance of the vehicle being collected.
Guests: The total number of guests conveyed within an Association vehicle shall not exceed the ratio of one guest to two members. Where the guest is a spouse of a member the ratio will be one guest to one member. Children shall be carried at the ratio of two children to each adult.
The user must ensure that the vehicle is not overloaded.
PLEASE NOT: GUESTS ARE PERSONS WHO ARE NOT EMPLOYED BY NORTHUMBRIA POLICE AND CANNOT THEREFORE BECOME MEMBERS OF SPORTS AND SOCIAL. EMPLOYEES WHO ELECT NOT TO JOIN SPORTS AND SOCIAL ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO MAKE USE OF THE MINIBUS.
At the conclusion of use, the vehicle must be cleaned and oil and water levels must be checked and attended to as required.
Accepting use of the Association’s vehicles will be taken as acceptance of the conditions attached to such use. In the event of any of the foregoing conditions not being complied with, action may be taken by the Association’s Directors against the user