Why did you decide to share your car?
“We have decided to minimize our carbon footprint, and have a vehicle that is still in good condition. We felt it would be good to share it with others to help with the environment. The car was purchased with cash, so we have no financial obligation. It’s great that your program will take over the insurance payment.”
Before loanating your vehicle, had you used a carsharing service before?
“No, but forgive an old guy for telling stories. My grandfather was a farmer in eastern Ohio, and he and his brothers kept their five farms going in an interesting way. They each bought one major piece of machinery. That equipment was shared among the family and with neighbors. It all worked…”
Now Ralph and Linda primarily get around on their recumbent bicycles, but still have their car available when they need it.