CAR FLO WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. CAR FLO LEASES VEHICLES PRIMARILY FOR COMMERCIAL USE. CAR
FLO, INC. a Delaware corporation (“Lessor”) is engaged in the trade and
business of renting and leasing motor vehicles primarily for commercial use as a
“for hire” or “delivery” vehicle. Lessees may rent a vehicle directly through CAR
FLO on this CAR FLO website or may rent a vehicle from CAR FLO using the
HyreCar website. Lessees who will drive within the City of New York are
regulated by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) and must
rent directly through CAR FLO on this CAR FLO Website.
2. CAR FLO VEHICLE LEASE AGREEMENT. All persons leasing vehicles directly
from CAR FLO on the CAR FLO Website are required to enter into a CAR FLO
VEHICLE LEASE AGREEMENT. All persons leasing vehicles from CAR FLO by
enrolling through the HyreCar Website are required to enter into a Vehicle Rental
Agreement generated by the HyreCar Website (the “HVRA”) AND a CAR FLO
SUPPLEMENTARY VEHICLE LEASE AGREEMENT directly between CAR FLO
and such lessee (the “Supplementary Lease Agreement”). These agreements
together are referred to as the “Lease” between CAR FLO and the Lessee.
These Lease Agreements are available for review and completion on this
Website. Lessees must complete all information requested in the Rental
Schedule in the Lease and must sign the Lease. See “CAR FLO VEHICLE
LEASE AGREEMENT” and “CAR FLO SUPPLEMENTARY VEHICLE LEASE
AGREEMENT” on this Website.
3. COMMERCIAL AND FOR HIRE USE OF VEHICLE; ALL VEHICLES ARE
“PRE-OWNED”; NO WARRANTY; NO SALES OF VEHICLES. Any Vehicle
leased by CAR FLO as Lessor shall be used by Lessee primarily for commercial
“for hire” or “delivery” purposes, such as driving with Uber, Lyft or other ride-
sharing services, Uber Eats, and commercial package and other delivery
services. The Vehicle is NOT being rented by Lessee to be primarily used for
personal, family or household purposes and Lessee shall NOT be considered a
“consumer” or a “retail lessee” The Lease Agreement between CAR FLO as
Lessor and the Lessee is NOT a Retail Lease or Retail Lease Agreement as
defined in the New York Motor Vehicle Retail Leasing Act, Article 9-A of the New
York Personal Property Law. Lessee is NOT a consumer and no warranties or
“lemon law rights” are provided under New York General Business Law Section
198-b (Sale or Lease of Used Motor Vehicles). Lessor is NOT a motor vehicle
dealer registered with the New York Department of Motor Vehicles. Lessor does
not sell Vehicles and is not a licensed dealer in second-hand automobiles with
the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs. CAR FLO AS LESSOR
EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, USEFULNESS FOR ANY PURPOSE,
HEALTH, SAFETY OR ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS OR PRODUCTS
LIABILITY. NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ARE MADE BY
LESSOR PURSUANT TO THE LEASE OR IN THESE TERMS AND
4. LESSEE DRIVER LICENSE; CITIZENSHIP OR VALID VISA. Lessees must be
over the age of Eighteen (18) and have a valid New York State Driver’s License.
Lessees must be United States Citizens, Permanent Resident Aliens, OR have a
valid VISA issued by the United States Customs and Immigration Service
(USCIS) to be in the United States allowing them to work in “for hire” or “delivery”
5. LESSEE CREDIT CARD OR OTHER PAYMENT AUTHORIZATION. Lessees
must have valid credit card or other payment authorization to facilitate rental
payments and other charges to CAR FLO.
6. LESSEE AS DRIVER. The Lessee identified on the Rental Schedule in the
Lease must be the driver of the Vehicle at all times. The Lessee shall not permit
any other person to drive the Vehicle when it is engaged in “for hire” or ”delivery”
services. The Lessee shall not allow any other person to “borrow” or use the
Vehicle. The Lessee must appear in person at the location designated by CAR
FLO to pick up the Vehicle at the beginning of the Lease, present a valid New
York State driver’s license as identification and sign the Lease with CAR FLO..
The Lessee can NOT send other persons to pick up the Vehicle. Lessee must
return the Vehicle to the location designated by CAR FLO when the Lease is
ended for any reason.
7. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS, RIDE-SHARING OR DELIVERY SERVICE AND
TLC RULES. Lessee shall operate the vehicle in a safe and responsible
manner and in compliance with all vehicle and traffic laws, “rules and the road”
and all other federal, state and local laws, regulations and ordinances. Lessee
shall be responsible for compliance with all rules and policies of ride-sharing or
delivery service companies with which Lessee affiliates. Lessee shall comply
with all rules and regulations of the New York City Taxi and Limousine
Commission (“TLC”) or any similar agency in other jurisdictions.
8. LOCATION OF VEHICLE; INSPECTION; PARKING AND STORAGE OF
VEHICLE BY LESSEE; NO OFF ROAD ACTIVITY. Lessee shall not remove
the Vehicle from the New York metropolitan area. In the event a ride-sharing or
delivery service requests that the Lessee drive the Vehicle outside such area,
Lessee shall notify Lessor and request permission.
(a) Lessor shall have the right to inspect the Vehicle at any time during the
term of this Lease and upon such request to Lessee, Lessee shall identify the
address of the Vehicle and make it available for inspection by Lessor.
(b) Whenever the Vehicle is not actually being driven by Lessee, it shall be
parked and stored in legal parking locations or garages. The Vehicle may NOT
be stored or parked in junkyards, rail yards, construction sites, gas stations, or on
any commercial or private property without permission of the owner of such
(c) Lessee shall drive the Vehicle only on paved public roads or private
driveways and shall NOT use the Vehicle for any “off road” activity and shall not
drive the Vehicle on beaches, sand, or through junkyards, railyards or
construction sites. Vehicle shall NOT be used in any racing, contest, speeding or
other dangerous driving. Vehicle may not be used as part of a residential or
commercial moving service.
(a) Vehicle Liability Insurance. Whenever Lessee is on active service (the app
is activated) with ride-sharing services such as Uber, Lyft and Juno, the
liability insurance provided by such services will cover the Vehicle.
Lessor as owner of the Vehicle obtains and pays for the liability insurance
policy covering the time when Lessee is not on active service with the ride
sharing service. However, Lessee shall be responsible to pay any
deductibles under any such policies on claims relating to Lessee’s
possession, use or operation of the Vehicle. Lessee shall cooperate with
Lessor in submitting and processing all claims with insurance carriers
(b) Vehicle Collision Insurance. The Lessee is responsible for the cost of all
repairs to the Vehicle due to collisions and accidents relating to Lessee’s
possession, use or operation of the Vehicle. Lessor does not pay for or
provide collision insurance for the Vehicle. If the Lessee wants to pay the
premiums for collision insurance on the Vehicle, Lessor will process and
arrange for collision insurance on the Vehicle. Even with collision
insurance, Lessee shall be responsible to pay any deductibles. .Lessee
shall cooperate with Lessor in submitting and processing all claims with
(c) No Workers Compensation, Health, Disability or Other Insurance. Lessee
is an independent contractor who drives for ride-sharing and delivery
services and is not an employee of Lessor. Accordingly, Lessor does NOT
provide any workers compensation, health insurance, disability insurance
or any other benefits to Lessee.
10. PASSENGERS. Lessee shall only carry passengers who are subscribers to
recognized ride-sharing services such as Uber, Lyft or Juno. Lessee shall NOT
pickup or carry any passengers who hail or flag for service as the Vehicle does
not have a NYC taxi medallion. NO SMOKING will be permitted in the Vehicle,
either by passengers or Lessee.
11. NO ILLEGAL ACTIVITY. Lessee shall NOT utilize the Vehicle for any illegal or
criminal activity. No drugs, controlled substances or contraband shall be
brought into or stored in the Vehicle. Lessee shall NOT bring into, store, or
transport any firearms, explosives or weapons in the Vehicle.
12. CAR FLO SYSTEMS CONFIDENTIALITY. Lessor has developed and controls
proprietary systems and technology for management of vehicle leasing. Lessor
retains all right, title and interest in all intellectual property relating to such
systems and technology. Lessee shall maintain in strict confidence any
information Lessee may require regarding Lessor’s systems and technology and
all other business information regarding Lessor. Lessee shall utilize Lessor’s
systems and technology only to support leasing a Vehicle from CAR FLO and not
for any other purpose. Lessee shall not attempt to “download”, access, hack into
or otherwise interfere with Lessor’s systems and technology.
13. LESSEES TO DRIVING RECORD: CAR FLO MAY REJECT LEASING OF
VEHICLE. Lessees will be utilizing Vehicles for “for hire” and “delivery” services
such as Uber, Lyft and Juno, and are expected to act safely, professionally and
responsibly. CAR FLO may refuse to lease a Vehicle to any applicant, in CAR
FLO’s discretion. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, CAR FLO may
refuse to lease a Vehicle if CAR FLO has reason to believe the applicant may not
act safely, professionally and responsibly; if the information Lessee has
submitted on the Rental Schedule is incomplete or inaccurate; if the Lessee has
any record of driving unsafely or while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs;
if the Lessee has any criminal record; or if the Lessee cannot provide proper
documentation. CAR FLO reserves the right to perform background and credit
checks on any potential Lessee. CAR FLO may reject any application to lease a
Vehicle to a prior Lessee who had breached or failed to comply with the CAR
FLO Vehicle Lease or these Terms and Conditions.
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