Trailer Membership T&C’s
CONDITIONS OF MEMBERSHIP FOR TRAILER OWNERS In   consideration   of   the   requisite   fee   having   been   paid,   the   person   named   in   the   application   (hereinafter   known   as   the Member)   shall   receive Associate   Membership   of The   Organisation   of   Horsebox   and Trailer   Owners   (hereinafter   known   as The Organisation)   for   the   period   of   one   year   from   the   date   of   acceptance   and   shall   have   the   right   to   participate   in   all   benefits which The Organisation shall offer from time to time. No   agent,   contractor   or   servant   of   The   Organisation   or   PRP   Rescue   Services   Limited   has   any   authority   to   alter   or   vary   these terms   and   conditions   in   any   way.   They   may   be   varied   only   by   express   written   agreement,   signed   by   a   Director   of   PRP Rescue Services Limited. The   Organisation   shall   have   the   right   to   refuse   or   cancel   membership   if   it   is   deemed   necessary   in   order   to   protect   the interests of The Organisation and its Members. Membership   will   commence   at   12:00   (midnight)   on   the   day   that   payment   is   received   from   the   Member   and   processed   by   The Organisation. BREAKDOWN RESCUE SERVICE Every   Member,   or   their   agent,   shall   automatically   be   entitled   to   the   services   of   the   OHTO   Rescue   scheme.   The   principal benefits,   terms   and   conditions   are   set   out   below:   if   the   Member's   trailer   or   its   declared   towing   vehicle   (hereinafter   known   as the   Vehicle)   should   be   immobilised   by   a   breakdown,   OHTO   Rescue   will   arrange   for   roadside   assistance   and/or   towing   to either   the   Member's   home   address   or   nearest   suitable   repairer. The   Organisation   will   pay   for   the   cost   of   providing   emergency repairs which are essential to enable the Vehicle to continue its journey, subject to the following terms: THE BREAKDOWN RESCUE SERVICE DOES NOT COVER: 1) Any trailer not specifically constructed for the carriage of livestock. 2) Any vehicle and trailer combination exceeding  4.5tonnes. 3) Any recovery resulting from accident, fire or theft that would normally be covered by vehicle insurance. 4)   Any   vehicle   or   trailer   which   has   not   been   serviced   in   accordance   with   the   manufacturer's   recommendations   or   is   not   in good mechanical or roadworthy condition.  5)   Any   claim   arising   from   circumstances   known   to   the   Member   at   the   time   of   applying   for   cover   or   at   any   time   prior   to   the commencement   of   a   journey,   or   any   claim   arising   as   a   result   of   a   fact   or   facts   material   to   this   agreement   where   such   fact   or facts have not been fully disclosed to The Organisation. 6) Any willful act or omission of the Member. 7)    Breakdown    occurring,    requiring    service,    within    a    one    mile    radius    of    the    Member's    home    address    or    normal garaging/parking location of the Member's vehicle/trailer. 8)   The   provision   of   the   service   to   any   Vehicle   involved   in   an   accident   or   which   has   suffered   external   damage,   ditched, bogged or been temporarily disabled by fire, flood, snow, sand or mud. 9)   Damage,   defects,   wear   and   tear   or   gradual   deterioration   of   any   part   of   the   Vehicle   caused   by   or   from   ordinary   usage   which does not necessitate immediate stoppage. 10)   Vehicles   used   for   demonstration   or   delivery   by   the   Motor Trade,   or   used   under Trade   Plates   or   leased   or   hired   vehicles   or trailers. 11) The Cost of fuel, oil or other materials or spare parts. 12) The cost of recovery to more than one nominated address in respect of any one breakdown. 13) Any motor vehicle that is not attached to a trailer at the time of the breakdown. 14) Breakdown resulting from freezing of diesel fuel unless a recognised and recommended fuel additive has been used. 15) Breakdown of any Vehicle which is being used in contravention of the law or which is being used for an illegal purpose TERRITORIAL LIMITS This agreement applies only to breakdowns occurring within the territorial limits of the United Kingdom. GENERAL CONDITIONS 1)   The   Member   shall   take   all   ordinary   and   reasonable   precautions   to   prevent   loss,   damage   or   breakdown   to   the   Vehicle   i.e out of fuel, wrong fuel input, lost or trapped keys or recurring fault. 2)   The   Member   will   be   required   to   reimburse   The   Organisation,   within   seven   days   of   any   request,   any   expense   incurred   by The Organisation in providing any service under this agreement for which The Organisation is not responsible. 3)   A   15%   Service   Charge   may   be   added   to   any   expense   incurred   by   The   Organisation   in   providing   any   service   under   this agreement for which The Organisation is not responsible. 4)   Should   any   account   in   breach   of   our   payment   terms   and   conditions   be   passed   to   our   third   party   collection   agency   the minimum charge for that agency service is £l2.75. 5) This membership is personal to the Member's Vehicle and shall not be assigned. 6)   OHTO   Rescue   have   the   right   to   refuse   rescue   service   to   any   Member   not   in   possession   of   a   current   Membership   Card   and able   to   quote   their   current   membership   number.   The   Member   or   his/her   representative   must   be   present   when   assistance arrives. 7)   OHTO   Rescue   telephone   operators   are   not   expected   to   know   the   Terms   and   Conditions   of   every   caller's   membership,   this is the responsibility of the individual Member. 8)   The    Organisation,    its    agents,    servants    or    independent    contractors    may,    at    their    discretion,    refuse    service    where    a Member's use of or request for that service is deemed to be excessive, unreasonable or impractical. 9)   Whilst   The   Organisation   will   take   all   reasonable   care,   it   is   a   term   of   membership   that   The   Organisation   and   its   contractors accept   no   liability   whatsoever   in   respect   of   loss,   or   delay   to   the   Member's   Vehicle   and   contents   which   will   be,   and   remain,   at the   Member's   sole   risk,   and   the   Member   shall   indemnify   The   Organisation   and   its   contractors   from   and   against   all   claims, costs and demands whatsoever and by whomsoever made and howsoever arising from negligence or otherwise. 10)   Any   dispute   relating   to   services   received   via   membership   to   be   notified   to   the   membership   office   within   seven   days   of occurrence. 11) All call-outs must be cancelled by the Member, if assistance by OHTO Rescue is no longer required. 12) The membership fee is non-refundable. CLAIMS PROCEDURE In   the   event   of   emergency   breakdown,   only   the   emergency   centre   of   OHTO   Rescue   are   to   be   contacted   to   arrange   for assistance; in the event of a tyre problem then only PRP Tyre Services are to be contacted. TO RETURN TO TRAILER INFORMATION PAGE CLICK HERE TO JOIN OHTO TRAILER BREAKDOWN CLICK HERE
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