Up to 4 hours $100 $135
Day (24 hrs) $150 $200
Weekly Hire $880 $1,225
Ramp Hire $25 -
Reduction $25 $25
21-25 surcharge $25 $25
Excess km charge $.30/km $.30/km $0.3
Please contact us for longer term hire rates.
All rates are GST inclusive and include a 200km per day (100km for 4 hour hire) travel allowance. Excess travel will be charged at 30 cents per km. We do not charge any other fees for registration recovery, or premium location,etc.
The trucks are comprehensively insured with a standard insurance excess of $3,000. This excess can be reduced to $1,500 for a $25 per day excess reduction fee (not available to under 25 drivers).
All drivers must be over 21 years of age and have held an Australian driver's licence for more than two years. Drivers under 25 years of age are subject to a surcharge of $25 per day in addition to the applicable hire rate and cannot reduce the insurance excess.
A 3 metre long ramp is available if required, for an additional $25 per day (for manual trucks only).
We accept payment by Visa, Mastercard, EFTPOS and cash.
A valid driver's license, Medicare card and either credit card OR $500 cash bond are required when collecting the truck. If a cash bond is provided then we also require another proof of your address in addition to your driver's licence (utilities notice, bank statement. etc).
A valid credit card or payment of cash bond is required to secure each booking. At least 24 hours notice is required when cancelling a booking otherwise a $50.00 cancellation fee will be charged.
ACT Truck Hire North - Rental Agreement
This is an agreement beteen the prospective hirer(s) on page 1 (you) and ACT Truck Hire
(the company) to rent the motor vehicle described on Page 1 including all accessories, tools, tyres, ramp, trolley, straps,
padlocks and equipment and any replacement vehicle (the vehicle).
1. VEHICLE CONDITION AND RETURN
The vehicle is delivered to you in good operating order and with the seal on the odometer unbroken. You agree to return the vehicle in the same condition (except for ordinary wear and tear NOT INCLUDING WINDSCREEN AND TYRE DAMAGE) together with all tools, tyres, ramps, trolleys, straps, padlocks, accessories, and equipment to the location specified on page 1 and on the date specified (or sooner if demanded by the company). The company may take possession of the vehicle without prior demand and at your expense, if it is illegally parked, used in violation of the law or this agreement or if it is apparently abandoned. If the seal on the odometer is broken the person responsible will be reported to the appropriate authority and you are responsible for extra charges based on 500 kilometres per day at 50c per kilometre.
Note: The company must be notified and agree to any extension of the period of the hire beyond that stated on page 1 of this agreement in advance of the return date and time or the vehicle will immediately be reported as stolen. A fee will be levied should the vehicle require delivery or collection away from rental location.
2. UNAUTHORISED AND PROHIBITED USE
Persons who must not drive the vehicle
(a) A person who is not identified on page 1 or has not been identified in writing to the Company or approved by the Company in writing.
(b) A person who is not licensed for that class of vehicle.
(c) A person whose blood alcohol concentration exceeds the legal limit or is under the influence of drugs.
(d) A person who has given or for whom you have given a false name, age, address or driver’s license.
(e) A person whose license has been cancelled endorsed or suspended within the last three years.
(f) A Person who has held a driver’s license for less than 2 years
(g) A person who is aged under 21 years.
Circumstances in which and/or for which the vehicle must not be used:
(h) Outside the area of use limitation specified on page 1.
(i) On unsealed roads or off road conditions unless authorised by the Company in writing or on the face of this agreement.
(j) To carry persons for hire or to carry any inflammable, radioactive, infectious, explosive, corrosive or asbestos materials unless authorised in writing by the company.
(k) To propel or tow any vehicle, trailer, boat or other object unless the company has authorised such use in writing.
(l) To carry any greater load and/or persons than is lawful or use in a manner or for a purpose other than for which it was designed.
(m) To carry any animal or pet unless authorised in writing by the company.
(n) Any motor sport event, including time trials, hill climbing, reliability trials, speed trials, racing or in preparation for those purposes.
(o) In a dangerous manner or where the vehicle is damaged or unsafe.
(p) In contravention of any legislation or regulation controlling vehicular traffic or for any illegal purpose.
3. FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS
Special note: Joint hirers and all drivers are jointly and severally responsible under this agreement.
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR AND BY ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT YOU AUTHORISE THE COMPANY TO DEBIT YOUR CREDIT CARD (and you will pay on demand any balance) WITH THE FOLLOWING CHARGES:
(a) All rental charges specified on page 1.
(b) All charges claimed from the company in respect of any parking or any other traffic violations including unpaid Toll Fees incurred during the period of hire or until such later time as the vehicle is returned to the company.
(c) All loss or damage to the motor vehicle (including loss of use), Third Party Damages, legal expenses, assessment fees towing and recovery, storage and company service charges and in particular where:
(i) any condition of this agreement and in particular Condition 2 or any special condition on page 1 has been breached;
(ii) the vehicle is involved in a single vehicle accident unless the company waives such loss to a single vehicle liability amount shown on page 1;
(iii) you have left the vehicle unlocked or the keys in the vehicle;
(iv) you have not kept the key secure and under your personal control;
(v) the underbody of the vehicle is damaged regardless of cause when no other vehicle is involved;
(vi) the vehicle is totally or partially immersed in water regardless of cause;
(vii) the interior of the vehicle is damaged regardless of cause when no other vehicle is involved;
(viii) the tyres and/or windscreen of the vehicle are damaged;
(ix) the vehicle is damaged by driving it under or onto an object lower than the height of the vehicle;
(x) you have failed to maintain all fluid and fuel levels or failed to immediately rectify or notify the Company of any defect of which you become aware;
(xi) the vehicle is damaged by either loading or unloading, other than normal wear;
(xii) your failure to secure properly any load or equipment which leads to loss caused by any part of said load or equipment
Special note: If you have paid by use of a credit card or directed the company to bill charges to some other person, corporation, firm or organisation who of which fails to make payment when due, you will immediately pay full amount due to the Company on demand. Furthermore, if full payment is not received at the conclusion of the hire and debt collection becomes necessary, then all debt collection costs will be added to the original claim and become due by the hirer(s).
4. DAMAGE COVER
If you act within the terms and conditions of this agreement the Company will grant damage cover (including legal costs incurred with our consent) for your benefit in respect of damages to the vehicle or third party damage other than any property owned by you (or any relative, friend, passenger or associate) or in your physical or legal control. This cover is subject to:
(a) Your payment (per incident) of the damage loss liability charge stated on page 1.
(b) You are not having acted or having caused any other person to have acted in a manner which is in contravention of this agreement including the special conditions on page 1
(c) You are not being covered under any other policy of insurance.
(d) You are providing such information and assistance as may be requested and, if necessary, authorising the company insurer to bring, defend or settle legal proceedings, but the Company shall have sole conduct of the proceedings.
5. GENERAL PROVISIONS
(a) You will promptly report any loss or damage to the vehicle or loss involving the vehicle while rented under this agreement to the company location where the vehicle was hired and will deliver to the company immediately, every summons, complaint or paper in relation to such loss. Compliance with this sub paragraph does not excuse the hirer from reporting all incidents to police or other proper authorities.
(b) You release and hold harmless the company (and its agents and employees) from all claims for loss or damages to your personal property, or that of any other persons property left in the vehicle, or which is received handled or stored by the company, at any time before, during or after the rental period, whether due to the company’s negligence or otherwise.
(c) Except as provided by law no driver or passenger in the vehicle shall be or deemed to be the agent, servant or employee in any manner for any purpose whatsoever.
(d) THE COMPANY GIVES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY AS TO ANY MATTER WHATSOEVER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATIONTHE CONDITION OF THE VEHICLE AND EQUIPMENT, ITS MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
(e) No right of the Company under this agreement may be waived except in writing by an officer of the Company.
(f) Words used in this agreement to donate any gender shall include all genders, singular words include the plural, and noted on Page 1.
(g) All loss and damage per incident and each incident leading to loss or damage is subject to the damage liability charge per incident.
The vehicle must be returned with the amount of fuel equal to that at the time of the rental. If the vehicle is returned with less fuel the difference will be charged at a rate which may include a service component unless prior arrangements have been made and noted on page 1.
7. DAMAGE WAIVER REDUCTION PREMIUM (where applicable)
A premium of $25 per day is charged whenever the hirer requests that the damage waiver be reduced from $3,000 to $1,500 which would be payable by the hirer(s) in case of accident or vehicle loss. This option is only available where the driver of the vehicle is aged over 25 and has held their Australian drivers’ license for more than 2 years.