Rental Terms & Conditions
Use of Equipment:
The authorized user of the rental equipment will use the equipment in a careful, diligent, and prudent manner. The user will comply with the manufacturers requirements and recommendations and will respect the equipment, adhering to all applicable laws including, but not limited to, all local, provincial, state, or federal laws with respect to the use of the equipment.
The customer acknowledges that the equipment will be used for the sole purpose for which it was designed and not for any other purpose. The customer agrees not to make modifications or any other changes to the equipment.
The customer acknowledges that the equipment is a single person piece of equipment and that no additional riders, including children, are allowed on the rental equipment.
Customer acknowledges that the equipment is to be returned to the location on the Customer Confirmation. If the equipment is not returned to that location and Scootaround is required to retrieve it from another, without advance approval, there will be a $50.00 USD charge automatically applied to the credit card used to pay for the rental.
Customer acknowledges that if the equipment is abandoned without notifying Scootaround in advance, there will be $100.00 USD charge if equipment is located. If equipment is not located, the customer will be responsible for replacement costs.
Customer acknowledges that this equipment is meant to be used on solid surfaces and should not be used in sand, mud or other soft surfaces.
The rental term commences on the delivery date and is finalized upon the date when the equipment is returned to Scootaround in accordance with this agreement.
Scootaround has the right to repossess the equipment and immediately terminate this agreement if the customer fails to comply with any of the terms, covenants, conditions, and understandings herein. The customer waives all claims to damages or expenses in respect of such seizure and repossession.
Late Fees: Any equipment not returned to Scootaround on the scheduled date will be subject to a late fee. The cost of this fee depends on the type of rental and on how late the equipment is returned. Please check your rental confirmation document for further details.
Customer IDs will be stored in our system for a maximum of 30 days and will then be deleted. In the event of a police investigation, ID information may need to be stored longer.
Loss and Damage:
The customer, or their respective agent, acknowledges that upon acceptance of the equipment delivery, they have fully inspected and accepted the equipment in good condition and repair. If any concern or issue is to be raised, the customer, or respective agent, will contact Scootaround within one (1) hour of acceptance of delivery to notify of these concerns.
The customer, or their respective agent, acknowledges that the operator of the equipment is familiar and knowledgeable with the operation, care, and control of the equipment. They acknowledge that the operator of the equipment is capable of safely operating the equipment.
The customer, or their respective agent, acknowledges that they were provided the opportunity to purchase or waive the protections pertaining to the Equipment Protection Plan (EPP) of this rental agreement. If they chose to waive (decline) the services pertaining to the EPP they are now solely responsible for any and all repair or replacement costs of the rental equipment.
The customer, or their respective agent, will return the equipment at the end of this rental in the same condition it was received in.
The customer, or their respective agent, agrees to pay all costs, expenses, and legal fees incurred by Scootaround in regaining possession of the equipment, enforcing, or recovering any damage, loss, or claims against the customer.
Waiver of Liability:
The renter acknowledges that operating the equipment has inherent risks, dangers and hazards, including, but not limited to, traffic conditions, weather conditions, road and sidewalk conditions, natural and unnatural objects and obstacles, impact or collision, and negligence of others. THE RENTER ASSUMES ALL RISK AND LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL LOSS, DAMAGE, OR INJURY INCLUDING DEATH TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY OF THE RENTER OR OTHERS ARISING OUT TO THE RENTAL POSSESSION, USE, OPERATION, OR CARE AND CONTROL OF THE EQUIPMENT BY THE RENTER INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALL MEDICAL COSTS AND FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC LOSSES.
The renter waives, releases, and forever discharges Scootaround, it’s directors, officers, shareholders, employees, affiliates, agents, servants, heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives and assigns from all manner of actions, causes of actions, costs, expenses, liability, claims and demands for or by reason of any damage, loss, or injury to person and property which has been or may be sustained related to the rental, possession, use, operation, or care and control of the equipment. The renter acknowledges that this release is given with the express intention of effecting the extinguishment of certain obligations owed to the renter and with the intention of binding the renter's spouse, heirs, executors, administrators, legal representative and assigns.
The renter shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless Scootaround, all of its directors, officers, shareholders, employees, affiliates, agents, servants, heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives and assigns from and against any and all losses, liability claims, damages, costs, expenses, attorney fees, injuries, demands, actions, and causes of action, arising out of or related to directly or indirectly any loss, damage, or injury claimed by any persons that may arise from the renter’s rental, possession, use, operation, or care and control of the equipment.
It is the intention of Scootaround and the Renter that this agreement and the performance under the agreement, and all suits and proceedings under this agreement, be construed in accordance with and governed, to the exclusion of the law of any other forum, by the laws of the State of Florida without regard to the jurisdiction in which any action or proceeding may be instituted. The parties hereto attorn to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Florida.
If any part of this agreement be declared or held invalid or unenforceable for any reason, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remainder, which shall continue in force and effect and be construed as if this agreement had been executed without the invalid or unenforceable portion and it is hereby declared the intention of the parties hereto that this agreement would have been executed without reference to any portion which may, for any reason, be hereafter declared or held invalid or unenforceable.
Exclusion of Anti-Social Forces:
The Renter represents and warrants that they do not fall under any of the following categories: (a) the anti-social forces (defined as  an organized crime group, a member of an organized crime group, a related company or association of an organized crime group, and any other equivalent person above; or  a person who themselves or through the use of third parties conducts a demand with violence, an unreasonable demand beyond its legal entitlement, use of intimidating words or actions, damages the credit or obstructs the business of the other party by spreading false rumors or by the use of fraudulent means, or any other equivalent actions above); (b) a person having such relationship with the anti-social forces that shows the anti-social forces' substantial involvement in the person's management; (c) a person having such relationship with the anti-social forces that shows reliance on the anti-social forces; (d) a person who cooperates and is involved with the maintenance or operation of any anti-social forces by providing funding to anti-social forces or any similar act; (e) a person who is engaged in socially condemnable relationships with the anti-social forces.
This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Scootaround and the customer, or their respective agent. This agreement shall not be amended, altered, or changed except by a written agreement signed by Scootaround.