User, Provider and Vehicle Eligibility Requirements

Definitions

  • drivehiway.com is a peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace provided by Hiway Cars, LLC. that enables Users and Providers to engage in and transact car sharing reservation contracts for third party cars.
  • Hiway services include our website, web widgets, feeds, applications for third-party websites and services, and any other mobile or online services and/or applications owned, controlled, or offered by Hiway (collectively the “Platform”).
  • The person or entity who is using Hiway’s Platform to book a vehicle for their use is referred to as a “User”.
  • The person or entity who is using Hiway’s Platform to share out their vehicle to the User is referred to as a “Provider”.
  • “Reservation” is a car sharing contract completed on the Platform.
  • Authorized Driver” and “Additional Driver(s)” are Users who are registered as drivers on the car reservation completed on the Platform, are covered by Hiway insurance for the duration of current Reservation.
  • “Car” means any vehicle shared via the Platform.
  • you” means every Provider or User;Hiway”, “us”, “our” and “we” refers to Hiway Cars, LLC.

Disclaimer

PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY TO ENSURE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND EACH OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM MEANS THAT YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT HIWAY LLC IS NOT A PARTY TO ANY AGREEMENTS ENTERED INTO BETWEEN RENTERS OR USERS AND VEHICLE OWNERS OR SUPPLIERS, NOR IS HIWAY LLC A TRANSPORTATION SERVICE, AGENT, OR INSURER. HIWAY HAS NO CONTROL OVER THE CONDUCT OF THE USERS, SUPPLIERS OF VEHICLES, THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS AND DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY IN THIS REGARD.

To be qualified for Hiway Platform as a User, you must meet the requirements specified in this document.

User Eligibility Requirements

To book and drive a car through Hiway, you must meet all of the following:

  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Must have been licensed for at least two years. 
  • Have no major violations or alcohol/drug related incidents in the past five years (e.g. DUIs, speeding 40+ mph over the limit).
  • Have no more than two violations or accidents combined in the past three years.
  • Have no more than two accidents in the past three years.
  • Have no more than two moving violations in the past three years (e.g. failure to stop at a stop sign, following too closely, improper passing).
  • Have no more than one cell phone or distracted driving violation in the past three years.
  • Drivers under age 25 must have a clean driving record (no violations or accidents in the last three years).

User Eligibility Documentation

  • Motor Vehicle Records shall be provided on all prospective “Users” prior to formal acceptance into the Hiway Plaftorm.
  • Acceptance of a User into the Hiway Platform shall be in the sole discretion of Hiway.

User Eligibility Continued Monitoring

  • Hiway may periodically monitor any User driving record to ensure that such User continues to obey under our User Eligibility Requirements.
  • In addition, Users reviews can be triggered by a number of “Source Events.” “Source Events” include:
    • External notification by the State DMV (if supported by the driver license issuer state);
    • External notification by any User, Provider; or
    • Internal notification by the Hiway system functionality that we may establish and maintain from time to time and in our sole discretion.

To be qualified for Hiway Platform as a Provider, you and your vehicles that you offer on the Platform must meet the requirements specified in this document.

Vehicle Provider Qualification Documentation

  • Motor Vehicle Records must be provided for all prospective vehicles prior to formal acceptance into the Platform.
  • If Provider is not a legal owner of the vehicle, such Provider must attest in writing that they have secured all necessary permissions from the legal title holder of the vehicle.
  • Acceptance of a vehicle into the Hiway Platform is in the sole discretion of Hiway LLC.
  • Acceptance may be revoked at any time if Eligibility Requirements are no longer met.
  • It is a continuous obligation of the Provider to timely report to Hiway any changes in status and eligibility of their vehicles.

Vehicle Eligibility Requirements

For vehicle to be eligible, it must meet or exceed the following criteria:

  • Maintenance records must be kept in order, and submitted to Hiway upon request;
  • Maintenance schedule must be in accordance to the vehicle manufacturer’s specifications;
  • Vehicle must be less than six years old from the date of manufacture.
  • Vehicle must have fewer than 75,000 miles on its odometer. When the vehicle reaches this limit, Vehicle Owner must immediately notify Hiway and remove vehicle from sharing.
  • At Hiway request, Provider may have to install an Insurance Tracking Device if insurer requires to do so. If Provider refuses to install such device, their vehicle will be removed from the Platform.  
  • An Actual Cash Value of the vehicle must not exceed $75,000.00 as found on the Kelley Blue Book website, www.kbb.com , or other reputable vehicle appraisal service.
  • Vehicle must not be altered in any way that changes the performance or purpose of the vehicle as determined by Hiway in its sole discretion. The Vehicles must remain safe for all traffic participants, drivers, passengers, pedestrians, maintenance workers, etc.
  • Vehicles whose engines have been altered for greater performance and/or vehicles whose physical appearances have been modified in a manner that materially changes the performance or purpose of the vehicle are ineligible if Hiway identifies such changes or modification as a liability concern.
  • Vehicle must have less than 11 seats including driver.
  • Vehicle must be a private passenger vehicle with at least four wheels, with proper unexpired registration, meeting all government requirements.
  • Provider must upload photos of all four sides of the vehicle to the Hiway website to confirm no prior damage or show any existing damage. Photos must be taken in a manner similar to the sample photos provided by Hiway.  
  • Vehicles must not have a salvage or repair title.

Vehicle Eligibility Continued Monitoring

  • Hiway may periodically monitor any and all records to ensure that such vehicle continues to be eligible under Hiway’s Vehicle Eligibility Requirements.
  • In addition, vehicle reviews can be triggered by a number of “Events.” Such Events include:
    • a notification by the State DMV;
    • a notification by any Hiway User; or
    • a notification by the Hiway monitoring device and / or system;
    • or any other means of notification.