Information regarding CARPOOL
Office goers or commuters who live nearby and have a common
destination falls into the category of carpool arrangement. In simple
terms carpooling is cost saving, particularly for those commuters who
travel long distances from their residence to office everyday. It is beneficial for those
individuals who have limited access to public and private transportation.
Different CARPOOL categories :
(i) CARPOOL with
This carpool comprises of one driver with more than
one passengers. The vehicle is solely owned by the driver and the passenger pays the fare
monthly, weekly, or on a daily basis. This fare includes the fuel, maintenance and parking
of the vehicle.
(ii) Optional CARPOOLing
Optional carpooling in simple term means pay
when you drive and ride free of cost.
In this type of carpooling driving is on a rotation
basis, either daily, weekly or monthly.
You are charged when you drive or else it is free of
(iii) CARPOOL by employer
Employer encourage the employees to use the company
vehicle for commuting from office to residence. Employees pay the fare for fuel,
maintenance and insurance cost.
This type of carpooling is mutually
beneficial to both the employer and employee.
(iv) CARPOOL program
In certain carpool
programs, agencies provide commuters and vehicles to travel to and from office, school or
work. Fare is generally decided on the kilometers covered and the maintenance of the