• Affiliates Network Agreement

  •  1. All vehicles used in the performance of the 1ST CLASSIC Affiliate Network (will be Black in color) Substitution of color will require preauthorization from 1ST CLASSIC. All vehicles utilized for service in the 1ST CLASSIC network will be within the following model year period:

    1. Sedan – within 3 model years
    2. Stretch Limousine – within 4 model years
    3. Van – within 5 model years
    4. Bus –within 5 model years
    5. SUV – within 3 model years
    6. Other vehicles not identified – to be determined

     2. Each chauffeur performing services shall be properly licensed and qualified in the equipment they are operating. Each chauffeur shall have passed a pre-employment drug and alcohol test. Each chauffeur shall have undergone an initial driver history and a state background check and is subjected to annual drivers review by the Affiliate Network Provider. These files shall be made available for review of an authorized representative of 1ST CLASSIC. Files may be reviewed with 5 business days’ notice of a pending visit and of the identity of the 1ST CLASSIC representative.

     3. The Affiliate Network Provider shall, as permitted by law, subject all chauffeurs that may provide services to ongoing drug and alcohol testing programs. These include but are not limited to pre-employment, random testing, reasonable suspicion testing, post-accident/incident and return to duty.

     4. Chauffeurs shall wear appropriate chauffeur business attire that should consist of a dark (Black) suit, dress shirt (white) with a dark tie conservative tie; shoes should be black in color. The overall attire shall be subject to 1ST CLASSIC approval.

    5. Affiliate Network Provider shall notify 1ST CLASSIC, immediately if there are any issues with the trip, this shall include but not be limited to; tardy for pick-ups, issues with passenger in the vehicle, any motor vehicle crash or incident. Any and all reports that may come out of a motor vehicle crash are to be forward to 1ST CLASSIC within 24 hours of the incident, immediate notification by phone must take place.

    6. If Affiliate Network Provider is unable to accomplish the trip for any reason, immediate notification to 1ST CLASSIC must occur. Failure for timely notification may result in immediate termination of the affiliate agreement.

    7. Affiliate Network Provider shall provide information to 1ST CLASSIC so that a responsible party of the Affiliate Network Provider can be reached 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

    8. Affiliate Network Provider shall maintain all certifications and authorities issued by State, Federal or Jurisdictional Authorities, including insurance requirements and regulations.

    9. Affiliate Network Provider shall carry out its business practices in a manner that is becoming of a professional organization and a credit to itself along with other members of the 1ST CLASSIC Affiliate Network.

    10. Affiliate Network Provider shall in no way solicit any 1ST CLASSIC customer; all work must be submitted through the 1ST CLASSIC Affiliate Network. A 1ST CLASSIC Customer will always be a 1ST CLASSIC Customer. A customer of the Affiliate Network Provider will always remain the customer of The Affiliate Network Provider.

    11. Affiliate Network Provider must provide a detailed summary of charges to 1ST CLASSIC designated representative within 48 hours of trip completion. Failure to comply will result in payment to Affiliate Network Provider of the quoted rates only; no additional charges will be accepted.

    12. Accepting and/or performing a 1ST CLASSIC reservation or trip, in no way constitutes or could be considered a company or Chauffeur/Driver as a subsidiary, legal entity or employee of 1ST CLASSIC. 1ST CLASSIC accepts no liability for actions or inactions performed by an Affiliate Network Provider or their representative.

    13. If the Affiliate Network Provider owes, or with the passage of time will owe, 1ST CLASSIC any amounts under this agreement, 1ST CLASSIC may at any time or from time to time deduct such amounts from the payments due to the Affiliate Network Provider and shall provide Affiliate Network Provider with an accounting of any such deductions within the applicable time periods identified.

    14. 1ST CLASSIC may terminate this agreement immediately upon written notice to the Affiliate Network Provider if the Affiliate Network Provider fails to satisfy the minimum standards established herein, at 1ST CLASSIC’s sole discretion, if the Affiliate Network Provider fails to meet any of the listed standards and or rectify them within 10 days of written notice.

    15. Indemnification. Affiliate Network Provider shall defend and indemnify 1ST CLASSIC and the other Members, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) and hold them harmless from any and all claims and liabilities of any nature, causes of action, losses, damages, or expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising from or relating to

    a) the provision of Services hereunder by Affiliate Network Provider or any other activities of Affiliate Network Provider under tAgreement, or

    b) the breach by Affiliate Network Provider of any of its representations, warranties, covenants and agreements herein.

    16. The Indemnified Party shall give Affiliate Network Provider notice of any claim or threatened claim which is subject to Affiliate Network Provider ’s obligation of indemnification hereunder, and shall permit Affiliate Network Provider to participate in the conduct of the defense and settlement of such claim through counsel of its own choosing and at its own expense, provided that any failure on the Indemnified Party’s part to provide such notice or permit such participation shall not relieve Affiliate Network Provider of its obligation to indemnify the Indemnified Party hereunder if Affiliate Network Provider was not materially prejudiced by such failure. In connection with any such claim, Affiliate Network Provider will furnish the Indemnified Party with all information or any other assistance requested by them which is reasonably necessary to conduct the defense or settlement thereof. The other Members shall be third party beneficiaries of this Section and shall be entitled to rely on it to the same extent as if Affiliate Network Provider had agreed directly with such Members to so defend and indemnify them.

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