RPP Plan Guide
Rental Protection Plan Guide Rental Protection Plan is 15% of the gross rental charges. By accepting Rental Protection Plan (RPP), Herc Rentals will limit the equipment repair or replacement cost to $500 per item or 10% of the repair or replacement cost, whichever is less, subject to the RPP Terms and Conditions below. Rental Protection Plan Saves!
|RPP Example||With RPP||Without RPP|
|Damage Repair Cost||$280||$2800|
|Total Customer Cost||$3730||$5800|
What Herc Rentals RPP Covers
Accidental jobsite damage Theft or Vandalism of equipment that was secured
What Herc Rentals RPP Does NOT Cover
Damaged caused by: negligence; misuse or abuse of the equipment; exposure to corrosive materials; use of the equipment outside of the manufacturers specifications; on-the-road motor vehicle collisions; theft or vandalism of equipment that was not secured. See the RPP Terms and Conditions below for details
RPP Terms + Conditions
1. CUSTOMER’S GENERAL RESPONSIBILITY
Under the Herc Rentals Rental Contract (Agreement), the Customer renting the Equipment is responsible to Herc Rentals for all loss of or damage to the Equipment and for its return in the same condition it was received, except for ordinary wear. Such responsibility is limited to the full value of the Equipment at the time it is lost or damaged, less its salvage value, plus an administrative fee and Herc Rentals’s related expenses, such as, loss of use, appraisal fees or recovery cost. Cost of labor for repairs will be either the Herc Rentals repair facility’s posted labor rate or the cost charged to Herc Rentals by a third party repairer. Cost of parts for repairs will be either the Herc Rentals repair facility’s current retail price or the cost charged to Herc Rentals by the third party repairer. If the Equipment is repaired by a third party vendor Herc Rentals shall charge an administrative charge of 10% of the total repair costs, not to exceed $500. The fee for loss of use shall be the lesser of the basic rental rate multiplied by the time taken to complete the repairs or replace the Equipment, and twice the basic rental rate for a four week rental term.
2. RENTAL PROTECTION PLAN
The “Rental Protection Plan” option (“RPP”) is not insurance; it is an option that Herc Rentals offers You to limit Your liability for loss or damage to the Equipment You have rented from Herc Rentals. The benefit from this RPP is limited by the deductible shown in subparagraph (a) and excludes the specific conditions or events shown in subparagraph (b).
(a) If You comply with this Agreement, the rental, and if Herc Rentals in its discretion has offered to You, and You have accepted, RPP, then Herc Rentals agrees to waive, to the extent specified, Your responsibility for loss of or damage to the Equipment to the extent that it exceeds the deductible. You are responsible under this Agreement for the loss of or damage to the Equipment up to the amount of the “deductible” for RPP. This may change if you extend or shorten the duration of your rental or if you add equipment to the rental. You can only accept RPP at or prior to the beginning of the Rental Term. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY NOTATION ON THE RENTAL AGREEMENT, RPP IS NOT OFFERED ON OR AVAILABLE FOR THE RENTAL OF A PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE.
(b) NOTWITHSTANDING YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF RPP, YOUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE WILL NOT BE LIMITED BY SUBPARAGRAPH (a) TO THE EXTENT SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE RESULTS FROM AN AUTHORIZED OPERATOR´S OR ANY PERSON´S NEGLIGENCE OR FROM:
(i) striking an overhead object with the Equipment;
(ii) vandalism, malicious mischief, theft or conversion of the Equipment, unless an Authorized Operator promptly files with the applicable public authorities (and promptly provides to Herc Rentals) a formal written theft, vandalism or conversion report;
(iii) leaving keys, if any, in the Equipment while that Equipment is not locked or otherwise secured, regardless of whether or not a report was filed;
(iv) exposure to corrosive materials;
(v) overloading of a boom, exceeding rated capacity of equipment;
(vi) damage due to Acts of God, such as floods, wind, storms or earthquakes;
(vii) damage to tires and tubes caused by blow out, bruises, cuts, punctures or other causes inherent in the use of the Equipment;
(viii) damage to motor vehicles without a police report; or
(ix) your failure to perform any of Your obligations under the Agreement.
(c) In the event of loss or damage to the Equipment, you are required to cooperate with Herc Rentals investigation of any incident involving the Equipment, and complete an RPP Incident Report.
(d) RPP IS OPTIONAL, AND YOU NEED NOT ACCEPT IT IF Herc Rentals OFFERS IT TO YOU. HOWEVER, TO THE EXTENT HERC RENTALS DOES NOT OFFER RPP TO YOU, OR YOU DO NOT ACCEPT RPP, YOU MUST MAINTAIN THE INSURANCE COVERAGE REQUIRED BY THE RENTAL AGREEMENT. If you elect to maintain insurance coverage, and the certificate of insurance you provide to Herc Rentals to evidence your insurance coverage expires or is unacceptable to Herc Rentals, you agree Herc Rentals may charge RPP for your rentals until such time as you provide an acceptable and valid certificate of insurance