Research and select
There are many factors to consider when deciding which vehicle to buy and there are excellent online tools available to research vehicles. Research may also encompass speaking with contacts in other organisations, test-driving vehicles and reading magazines and other literature.
- Choose vehicle checklist [Word, 59.0 KB - opens in a new window]Checklist designed to assist community service organisations to narrow down vehicle choices to specific makes and models and identify the particular needs of the organisation.
Online search and compare
Compare technical and safety specifications
- Technical and safety specifications comparison tool [Excel, 22.0 KB - opens in a new window]By gathering details from online search and compare tools and other research methods, community service organisations can use this spreadsheet to record vehicle specifications. This will make comparison and selection of vehicles easier and will enable fleet managers to record and communicate information necessary to make purchasing decisions.
Crash and road tests
Keep track of vehicles reviewed
- Listing of vehicles reviewed tool [Excel, 15.0 KB - opens in a new window]Use this spreadsheet to keep a record of vehicles already reviewed.
Supported by the Community Sector Investment Fund (external link - opens in a new window).