ASSUMPTION OF RISK, WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
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The NorCal Snowboarders: Sactown Meetup designates a variety of activities both on and off the mountain for people who have joined the meetup and would like to share rides up to mountain resorts voluntarily.
By clicking on the JOIN button, you not only agree to the Terms and Conditions of the Meetup system but you agree to this ASSUMPTION OF RISK, WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT.
Users of the NorCal Snowboarders: Sactown Meetup are advised that any decision to carpool to the mountains with others in the group is voluntary and entirely at the discretion of participants.
No background checks of drivers or participants, driver record checks or insurance checks are undertaken by the NorCal Snowboarders: Sactown Meetup, and the group does not make any assurances or certifications regarding the condition, suitability or safety of the vehicles being used by participants in the carpooling system, the reliability or driving ability of participants or drivers, or whether those participants and drivers are insured. It is recommended that participants exercise caution when selecting a potential carpool partner.
By deciding to voluntarily give a ride or share a ride and carpool up to the mountains, you are agreeing that you are entirely responsible for your own safety while driving to and from the resort.
Participants Drivers/Riders. Responsibility for Insurance
1. It is the responsibility of individuals participating in a carpool/ride situation to have adequate coverage to protect both themselves and their passengers.
2. It is the responsibility of the individual accepting a ride in a carpool to ensure that the driver of the vehicle has an acceptable driving record, is licensed accordingly and has adequate insurance to protect both driver and passengers.
Participants Drivers/Riders. Responsibility for Vehicle Maintenance.
1. It is the responsibility of the driver to ensure that their vehicle is in good working condition and all maintenance performed in preparation for dangerous mountain driving conditions. This includes electronic stability system, brakes, engine, fluids and tires and all items pertaining to the safety of their vehicle.
2. All vehicles used by NorCal Snowboarders: Sactown Meetup drivers who carry passengers MUST have the M+S "all season" designation or snow tires from Oct 14-May 30 of each ski season and be checked for tire wear. Tires with OVER 20,000 miles are NOT considered safe for winter driving conditions. (If a driver does not believe the leadership of the meetup, we suggest you go to a local tire store and have them measure the tread.....they WILL tell you that you no longer have an "all season" tire and they must be replaced for MOUNTAIN DRIVING). A driver that has NOT met these conditions should NOT offer to take members in their vehicle. It is also the responsibility of the trip participant to decline a ride from a member that has an unsafe vehicle. It is the responsibility of the trip participant to ask a driver about the insurance, vehicle maintenance and driving habits of the driver before accepting a ride at their own risk.
The NorCal Snowboarders: Sactown Meetup is in no way responsible for verifying or certifying the reliability, driving ability or insurance status of drivers and participants of day trips up to the mountains.
Waiver of Claims & Indemnification
The NorCal Snowboarders: Sactown Meetup takes no responsibility for any personal injuries, deaths, property damages, financial losses or other damages or losses that may result from sharing a ride with a member.
By participating in the NorCal Snowboarders: Sactown Meetup, you hereby agree to waive any and all claims that you have or may have in the future against this specific meetup, Meetup HQ, the Main Organizer and all Assistant Organizers, and to release them from any and all liability for loss, damage, expense or injury including death that you, your next of kin or a third party may suffer as a result of your participation in a NorCal Snowboarders: Sactown Meetup event or transportation to and from a meetup location.
You hereby also agree to indemnify and hold harmless the NorCal Snowboarders: Sactown Meetup, Meetup HQ, the Main Organizer and all Assistant Organizers from any and all liability for personal injury, death, property damages and any other loss, and resulting claims or actions, arising from your participation in or involvement in the meetup.
In consideration of the benefit I receive as a participant in this NorCal Snowboarders: Sactown Meetup, I hereby assume full responsibility for all risk of injury or loss, including death, which may result from my participation in this Program, I agree to hold harmless, release, waive, forever discharge, and covenant not to bring suit or claim against the NorCal Snowboarders: Sactown Meetup, Meetup HQ, the Main Organizer and all Assistant Organizers (hereafter collectively "releases") from any and all claims and demands which the undersigned may have against the releases by reason of an accident, illness, injury, or death, or damage to or loss or destruction of any property arising or resulting from my participation in the Program whether or not such loss, injury, or death is alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligent acts or omissions of the releases. The terms of this release are binding my heirs, executors, administrators, and all of my family members as well as myself. I have read the foregoing release and fully understand the terms contained therein and agree to this waiver freely and without inducement as a part of my membership in the meetup.
As a part of joining this meetup, I have read and understand the ASSUMPTION OF RISK and WAIVER OF CLAIMS AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT and have indicated so by JOINING the NorCal Snowboarders: Sactown Meetup.
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