Are you eligible to join?

Insurance and eligibility of membership

You can use a WestWheels car as long as you join WestWheels Industrial and Provident Society (application form available HERE) and pay your initial joining fee and annual membership.

You must also be eligible to use our insurance, provided to WestWheels through Moorcar.  This states that:

1)      The insured Vehicle shall not be let out on hire to or be driven by:

a)      Hirers under 21 or over 75 years unless otherwise agreed by the insurers.

b)      Hirers who do not hold a valid UK or EU driving licence for 2 years.

c)       Persons who have been convicted of an offence in connection with the driving of a motor vehicle or motorcycle and/or have had their driving licence endorsed or suspended or penalty points imposed.  Parking and not more than two speeding offences in the past 3 years may be ignored. ‘Spent’ convictions, covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 may be disregarded.

d)      Persons who have a mental or physical defect or infirmity or suffers from fits, diabetes or any heart complaint.

e)      Persons who have had insurance declined and/or refused and/or special insurance terms imposed as a result of claims experience and/or have had their insurance cancelled bu any Motor Insurer.

f)       Persons engaged wholly or partly in professional entertainment or professional sports persons.

g)      Jockeys and persons connected with racing of any sort.

h)      Undergraduates and/or students under 25 years of age.

i)        Persons who, whilst driving, have been involved in more than one accident during the past 3 years.

j)     Foreign service personnel other than persons born in the UK.

A copy of the full insurance terms and conditions can be found here : Terms and Conditions of Moorcar car club insurance July 2013


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