Understanding grey fleets

Published:  25 January, 2018

Does your business require being on the road in order to complete your work, then it could mean that you are responsible for grey fleet drivers. Even if your business requires employees to use their own vehicles to carry out daily work related activities, then you could also be responsible for grey fleet drivers.

What is a grey fleet?

A vehicle that is used by a business that is not owned by the business is the definition of a grey fleet. As a result, a grey fleet driver may be someone who uses a vehicle that was purchased via an employee ownership scheme, gets behind the wheel of a privately rented vehicle or simply uses a vehicle that is privately owned by the employee themselves.

Van lease specialists NORTHGATE said that businesses that do use these types of vehicles will be responsible for covering any costs – this could be set up as a cash allowance. All responsibility for a grey fleet is with the employer.

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