Wolverhampton CarShare

Terms and Conditions


"Car sharing"
the practice of two or more people sharing a car (or other suitable vehicle for use on the public roads) from one place to another.
a fully registered member of the Wolverhampton City Council Car Share Scheme.
"Corporate Customer"
a company or other organisation that contracts with Wolverhampton City Council Car Share to administer its car sharing scheme.
"The Service"
The total car sharing information service provided by Wolverhampton City Council Car Share including (but not restricted to the Internet Web site.
"The Company"
Wolverhampton City Council Car Share is the trading name for Wolverhampton City Council's Car Share Scheme Any reference herein to the words 'us' , 'we' and 'the company' refers to Wolverhampton City Council as the providers of Wolverhampton City Council Car Share via a third party - Jambusters Ltd. The Company provides a car sharing information service with the aim of enabling members to make contact with each other for the purpose of sharing their vehicles rather than driving alone.


Wolverhampton City Council Car Share may notify you of any changes to these Terms and Conditions by giving you notice either by posting it to your last known address or by sending it as an email attachment to the email address provided on your application form. Changes will also be posted on our internet web site.

Force Majeure

Wolverhampton City Council Car Share cannot, and does not guarantee that it will find a compatible driver or passenger for its members and our inability to do so will not be considered reason for compensation. We cannot accept any responsibility or liability for any loss or injury incurred by any member who subscribes to our service or any Corporate Customer who contracts us to administer their car sharing scheme.

Motor Insurance

Individuals are responsible for informing their insurance company, and/or any other individual(s) or corporate body(ies) which may have an interest in the vehicle in question, of their participation in Wolverhampton City Council Car Share's car sharing scheme with specific reference to any petrol contribution which drivers are entitled to receive from passengers.

Wolverhampton City Council Car Share accepts no responsibility for losses incurred, directly or indirectly, due to the driver accepting petrol contributions from other members.


Individual members taking advantage of our free membership are subject to the following conditions:


You may terminate your membership at anytime. Wolverhampton City Council Car Share can at anytime bar you from using the service if we feel that you have misused the service or are in any way in breach of these terms and conditions. Our decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Your obligations to other members



Petrol Contributions


Wolverhampton City Council and Jambusters Limited are obliged to point out that use of the Wolverhampton City Council Car Share service is at your own risk.

This car share scheme is intended to facilitate the sharing of journeys between individuals to and from their place of employment. Wolverhampton City Council provides this service to assist in travelling arrangements entered into by participating individuals but cannot accept responsibility for the information provided by nor the actions of those participating in the scheme. Any individuals who elect to participate in the scheme accept that they do so at their own risk.

Wolverhampton City Council Car Share cannot guarantee the accuracy or validity of any information provided by other members of the scheme and it is the responsibility of each car sharer to take all reasonable safety and security precautions whilst participating in the Car Share scheme.

It is for the individual to ensure that any vehicle to be used in car share service is fully insured and it is advisable to inform your insurance company that you are registered in a Car Sharing scheme. This should not incur additional costs. Most insurance policies cover you to carry passengers on your journey to work, as long as you don't charge your passengers more than the running costs of the vehicle.


To the extent permitted by law neither Wolverhampton City Council Car Share, Wolverhampton City Council nor Jambusters Ltd can accept liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any inaccuracy, error or activity related to the Wolverhampton City Council Car Share service or as a result of any termination or failure of service for any reason whatsoever.

Nor will Wolverhampton City Council Car Share be held responsible for the truth, accuracy or content of any material posted through the site or of any external sites to which it may include links. Wolverhampton City Council Car Share does not guarantee the availability, existence, suitability or sufficiency of participants, vehicles, routes or insurance arrangements.

According to the extent permitted by law, you release Wolverhampton City Council Car Share, Wolverhampton City Council and Jambusters Ltd and their employees and contractors from all liability arising out of, or in connection with, the Wolverhampton City Council Car Share service.

Data Protection

All personal information will be treated in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation. The only personal data that will be viewed by other potential car sharers are your first name, gender, nominated daytime phone number and any comments included in the comments box. The Wolverhampton City Council Car Share system administrator will have access to the personal details that you enter, but these will only be used for statistical analysis and administration duties. Jambusters will also have access to this information for administration purposes only, and the data will be treated confidentially. No personal information will be passed on to third parties.

Our liability to you

The information contained in this website is not comprehensive and despite every effort, it may not be accurate, up to date or applicable to the circumstances of any particular case. Except for any responsibility under general law no liability can be accepted for any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and any decisions you make based on information contained in this website are your sole responsibility. Neither Wolverhampton City Council, Jambusters Limited nor any of their subsidiaries accept liability for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other losses or damages of whatsoever kind arising out of access to, or the use of this website or any information contained in it.

Other than in respect of personal information, which will be treated in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (see above), if you provide information to us, you agree that we have unlimited rights to any such information which is outside the General Data Protection Regulation and that we may use such information in any way we choose, within the authority. Such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential.

We are of course happy to review any comments you may have in relation to the site if you e-mail us at wolverhamptoncarshare@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Ownership of the copyright and trade marks on this site

All the contents of this site and downloads from it are licensed directly by Wolverhampton City Council, unless otherwise stated. All rights reserved.

You are responsible for obeying all applicable copyright laws. We permit you to make copies of this website as necessary incidental acts during your viewing of it and you may take a print for your personal use of so much of the site as is reasonable for private purposes. All other use is strictly prohibited.

Wolverhampton City Council and the Wolverhampton City Council logo are trademarks of Wolverhampton City Council. You may not frame this site nor link to a page other than the home page without our express permission.

Use of any hyperlink

Neither Wolverhampton City Council nor any of its subsidiaries or affiliates are responsible for the content of any other website, including any website through which you may have gained access to our website or to which you may gain access from our website. We do not accept any liability in connection with any such sites or links. You are responsible for viewing and abiding by the privacy statements and the terms of use posted on any linked site.

What law governs this website?

Your use of this website and downloads from it, and the operation of these terms and conditions, shall be governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of this website.

In the event that any or any part of the terms contained in these terms and conditions shall be determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term shall to that extent be severed from the remaining terms which shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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