The central vehicle pool 'rents' vehicles on a cost-effective basis to staff and students for official purposes such as, for example, those related to teaching, research, sport and cultural activities. No private trips are authorised. All drivers must be in possession of a valid driver's licence, which must be at least one year old and be produced on request. The person responsible must ensure that any people whom they authorise to drive a vehicle(s) has the required driver's licence(s). Keys for booked vehicles may be fetched from the booking office in Banhoek Road Mondays to Fridays from 08:00 to 16:00.
OFFICES CLOSED OVER WEEKENDS. Access through the Vehicle Pool gates is obtained by pressing your student card and then the vehicle card against the access-control system. All drivers are provided with a trip card, which must be filled in FULLY and a key, which must be handed in at the booking office (08: - 16:30) after use of vehicle. Between 16:30 - 21:00 the keys should be handed in at the gate or dropped in the golden post box in the wall of the building on the left side outside the exit gate after 21:00. Any damage to the vehicle must be reported at the office BEFORE departure and noted on the left side of the trip card under Complaints / Defects. Damage after hours must be reported to USPS. It is compulsory to lock the vehicle and lock the safety lock. Booking times and rules must be strictly observed and any cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance in order to avoid fines. In the case of theft or an accident phone 021-808 4611 (08:00 - 16:30) or 021-8089334 (16:30 - 21:00) and USPS 021-808 4891 (21:00 - 08:00) immediately.