10.1 The VEHICLE is insured with a mandatory by the Portuguese law third party insurance, which covers only the Hirer and/or the additional drivers.
10.2 The Hirer can subscribe one of the following coverages, that includes damage caused by accident and theft or robbery of the VEHICLE:
10.2.1 BASE Coverage: security deposit of ¬ 2.000,00 (minimum limit of caused damage) included in the rental daily price of the VEHICLE.
10.2.2 PLUS Coverage: reduces the security deposit to ¬ 900,00 and includes windows insurance and one additional driver increase of the rental daily price of the VEHICLE according to the Rental Firm´s price table.
10.2.3 ULTRA Coverage: reduces the security deposit to ¬ 300,00 and includes windows insurance, up to 4 additional drivers, extensive coverage to occupants and circulation outside Portugal - increase of the rental daily price of the VEHICLE according to the Rental Firm´s price table.
In case of accident, the Hirer is obliged to the following procedures:
10.3.1 Inform the Rental Firm and the authority agents any accident, theft, robbery or any incident, less than 24 hours after the occurrence;
To obtain the names and addresses of all the intervenient and witnesses;
Not to abandon the VEHICLE without taking the necessary precautions regarding the safety of the VEHICLE;
Not to assume any responsibility or to declare guilty in case of accident, that might input responsibility to the Rental Firm;
To immediately contact the Rental Firm giving them a full report of the accident, including the authoritys accident report.
10.4 In case of accident, theft or robbery, the Hirer is responsible for a mandatory relief, regarding the damage caused in the VEHICLE, up to the fixed amount of the subscribed insurance coverage.
10.5 The Hirer will be responsible by any expense, regarding repair of damage tires, rear view mirrors, the inferior part of the bodywork and the superior panels (above the windshield), if these weren´t part of a car crash accident.
10.6 If the Hirer does not subscribe the insurance coverage PLUS or ULTRA, every damage of isolated car window breaking, are the Hirer´s full responsibility.
10.7 Every damage in the VEHICLE, caused by circulation in non-asphalt roads, will be the Hirer´s full responsibility.
10.8 In case of theft or robbery of the VEHICLE, the Hirer must immediately inform the competent authorities, inform and send copy of that notice to the Rental Firm, together with the VEHICLE keys, in a maximum period of 24 hours. If these instructions are not followed, the insurance coverages will expire, and all costs will be full responsibility of the Hirer.
10.9 Whatever insurance coverage subscribed, the Hirer is liable for all negligent use of the vehicle.
10.10 In case of accident due to excessive speed, negligent manner, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or any illegal substance that diminishes driving ability, the Hirer will be liable for all repair expenses and respective compensation for the time the vehicle is neutralized, regardless of the insurance option subscribed.
10.11 The VEHICLE is covered with insurance, only for the duration of the contract and as described in the Special Conditions, unless there is an approved contract extension. The Rental Firm cannot be liable for any accident caused by the Hirer further then to the rental duration, being the Hirer the only liable one.
10.12 The Rental Firm cannot be liable for any accident caused by the Hirer further then to the rental duration, being the Hirer the only liable one.