A to Z Publications List

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2016 Annual Review

The 2016 Annual Review summarises the BVRLA's activities over 2016, as well as the association's aims, challenges and its plans for 2017.

Free

PDF icon 2016 Annual Review

2016 Annual Review

BVRLA Guide to Vehicle Funding

This guide has been produced in association with professional services firm Grant Thornton UK LLP to assist consumers and businesses in choosing the most appropriate solution for their circumstances.
It looks at the pros and cons of buying vehicles outright, in addition to a wide range of funding services offered by BVRLA members.
 
Free

PDF icon BVRLA Guide to Vehicle Funding

BVRLA: 1967 - 2017

A 100-page publication celebrating the 50th anniversary of the BVRLA.

Free

PDF icon BVRLA: 1967 - 2017

BVRLA: 1967 - 2017

Car Rental Reality: a more sustainable alternative to car ownership

A summary of one of the UK’s biggest-ever surveys of personal car rental customers, commissioned by the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA).

Free

PDF icon A More Sustainable Alternative

Car rental: the pay-as-you-go guide to responsible motoring

This publication is an executive summary of a major study into the sustainability credentials of car rental, carried out by research organisation TRL. It shows that UK rental cars emit less CO2 and local air pollutants, are safer and used more efficiently than the average privately-owned car.

Free

PDF icon Car Rental Pay as You Go

Code of conduct - Commercial Vehicle & Minibus

The code by which members of the BVRLA, who operate commercial vehicles and minibuses, should conduct their business, setting out what customers can expect and how they may resolve any disputes that might arise. 

Free

PDF icon bvrla_cv_minibus_code_of_conduct.pdf

Code of conduct - leasing and fleet management members

The code by which leasing and fleet management members of the BVRLA should conduct their business, setting out what customers can expect and how they may resolve any disputes that might arise.

Free

PDF icon bvrla_leasing_fleet_management_code_of_conduct.pdf

Code of conduct - leasing broker members

It is the code by which leasing broker members conduct their business, whether that is in vehicle rental, leasing or fleet management for passenger and commercial vehicles. It sets out the general principles by which BVRLA members should operate.

Free

PDF icon bvrla_leasing_broker_code_of_conduct.pdf

Code of conduct - rental members

The code by which rental members of the BVRLA should conduct their business, setting out what customers can expect and how they may resolve any disputes that might arise.

Free

PDF icon bvrla_rental_code_of_conduct.pdf

Digital tachograph customer information sheet

Information for customers on the what the digital tachograph is, the regulations and how to use them

Free

PDF icon Digital Tachographs - Customer Information

Fair wear and tear standard - cars

This is the accepted standard as to what constitutes fair wear and tear for contract hired and leased cars on their return to the BVRLA members at the end of a contract. 

From 75p each (minimum order applies)

PDF icon Fair Wear & Tear Guide Order Form

Fair wear and tear standard - heavy good vehicles

These guidelines provide the industry-accepted standard that defines fair wear and tear for drivers and operators of contract-hired and leased vehicles over 3.5 tonnes gvw. 

From £4.65 each (minimum order applies)

PDF icon Fair Wear & Tear Guide Order Form

Fair wear and tear standard - light commercial vehicles

Providing drivers and operators of contract-hired, leased and financed light commercial vehicles and minibuses from 9 up to 17 seats, with an industry-wide accepted standard that defines fair wear and tear. 

From 93p each (minimum order applies)

PDF icon Fair Wear & Tear Guide Order Form

Fleet Technology White Paper 2016

The BVRLA's 2016 Fleet Technology White Paper examines the changes affecting the vehicle rental and leasing industry.

Free

PDF icon bvrla_fleet_technology_white_paper.pdf

Guide to Driving at Work

The BVRLA Guide to Driving at Work is intended to be used as a tool in the general management of health and safety within the workplace and should be read by everyone who is involved with driving on business. Annexes for the Guide are available to download below.

Annex A
Annex B
Annex C
Annex D

Free

PDF icon Driving at Work

Implicit Risk Weights for SME Leasing in Europe (Executive Summary)

This is the executive summary for the report which provides European level leasing default rates and loss rates and positions the leasing industry as a low risk form of finance

Free

PDF icon Implicit Risk Weights for SME Leasing in Europe – Key Findings

Key Facts About Your Rental

This is a summary of the key facts of your rental agreement. While it will help you understand what’s included in your agreement and what isn’t, you should read your rental agreement in full in order to be sure of your obligations and ours.

Free

PDF icon Key Facts About Your Rental

Know What You're Renting

This guide aims to develop best practice to encourage both higher safety standards and efficiency gains in the commercial vehicle sector and sets out clearly the responsibilities of both the member and the hirer.

Free

PDF icon Know what you are renting

Member Directory

The definitive listing of corporate, rental broker, leasing broker and associate members of the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association – including contact details.

Updated March 2017

Free

PDF icon member_directory_-_march_2017.pdf

BVRLA Member Directory - Updated March 2017

Membership listing (head office only)

Electronic listing of members including contact name (where available), company address, website, e-mail, phone, fax and business type ie Rental, Leasing, etc.

From £500

PDF icon members_for_sale_2016_2.pdf

Renting a Car

Top tips for rental customers including information on the rental agreement, insurance, condition of the vehicle and fuel policies.

Free

PDF icon Renting a Car

Returning from Europe

This document provides information on how to prevent clandestine entrants boarding rented or leased vehicles and avoid operators/drivers incurring penalties.

Free

PDF icon Returning from Europe

RISC News - April 2016

An essential update from the BVRLA about RISC.

Free

PDF icon risc_news_-_april_2016.pdf

RISC News - April 2016

RISC News - September 2015

An essential update from the BVRLA about RISC

Free

PDF icon RISC News - September 2015

RISC News - September 2015

Using The BVRLA Logo

This brief guide explains how we expect our logos to be displayed – and how they should not be displayed. These are not hard-and-fast rules, and we sometimes depart from them ourselves, but we do expect our members to respect them and to gain our prior approval before using our logo in any way other than described here.

Free

PDF icon bvrla_logos_-_full_guide.pdf

Vehicle Appraisal Report (Cars)

This checklist can be used for drivers of leased cars to appraise the vehicle before returning to the lease company. We recommend keeping a copy of your own records, along with any other information, eg photographs, receipts.

Free

PDF icon Car Appraisal Report

Vehicle Appraisal Report (HGVs)

This checklist can be used for drivers of leased HGVs to appraise the vehicle before returning to the lease company. We recommend keeping a copy of your own records, along with any other information, eg photographs, receipts.

Free

PDF icon HGV Appraisal Report

Vehicle Appraisal Report (LCVs)

This checklist can be used for drivers of leased LCVs to appraise the vehicle before returning to the lease company. We recommend keeping a copy of your own records, along with any other information, eg photographs, receipts.

Free

PDF icon LCV Appraisal Report

Waivers, Excess and Insurance

The BVRLA has produced this best practice guide to assist rental members when selling protection programmes and excess reduction cover to customers. It defines some of the key terms and provides easy-to-understand explanations of the types of cover that may be offered when renting vehicles.

Free

PDF icon Waivers Excess and Insurance

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