13 February 2012

1. Ensure the owners manual of the vehicle is read and understood

2. All vehicle drivers must have a current and valid licence

3. All vehicles must have a valid registration label displayed (where provided by the relevant registration authority)

4. Whenever possible, the vehicle should be parked under cover to avoid extreme weather conditions and hail damage

5. For reliable operation of the motor vehicle, it is a requirement that the following checks be performed on a weekly basis:

  • Oil and coolant levels (refer to owner’s service manual)
  • Tyre condition and pressure
  • Windscreen washer fluid level
  • Battery fluid level (when not a sealed unit)
  • Brake fluid level
  • Operation of lights

6. The vehicle is to be serviced at the manufacturer’s service intervals (refer to owner’s service manual)

7. The driver is required to regularly clean the vehicle and maintain its appearance. Cleaning entails washing, polishing and vacuuming and should be undertaken as necessary. Bird droppings will cause damage to the vehicle paintwork and will cause a disproportionate loss of value to the vehicle. Any bird droppings should be removed as soon as possible

8. Vehicles returned to sgfleet under an operating lease arrangement must be in satisfactory condition relative to the vehicle’s age and distance traveled. To find out more, please refer to the Fair Wear and Tear guide