Sharing vehicles within and between organisations has a number of benefits including maximising usage of existing vehicles and decreasing costs and environmental impact by reducing number of vehicles required. It also means that associated costs and tasks like registration, insurance, maintenance and safety can be consolidated and knowledge and expertise shared. For vehicles partly used for private travel, increased business use through vehicle sharing also decreases Fringe Benefits Tax paid by the organisation.
- Community transport servicesThere are several community transport schemes operating in Victoria enabling vehicles to be shared between organisations and hired out to groups and individuals.
- Managing pooled vehiclesWhen vehicles are pooled, it is important to implement procedures for vehicle management and responsibility for such tasks should be delegated to appropriate staff.
Supported by the Community Sector Investment Fund (external link - opens in a new window).