Community Car Clubs
A community car club is a local, member-based initiative that provides access to self-service, pay as you drive vehicles. Often community car clubs are run by local groups to support their communities. It’s a convenient and affordable way of using a car, without the expense and hassle of owning one.
CoMoUK can provide advice, support and share best practice for the set-up and continued management of community car club. CoMoUK have developed a number of resources to support community car clubs from a handbook, a marketing toolkit and advice on how to create a business case. These resources can be found below.
Please note, the insurance information in the handbook is out of date. We are working on updating this, but in the meantime, if you have any questions about community car club insurance, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Car Club Handbook
Our community car club handbook gives an overall explanation of areas to be considered when looking to set-up a community car club.
Marketing for Community Car Clubs
In 2018 CoMoUK worked to explore how best to engage the public with car clubs, from this the below toolkit was developed. The toolkit includes a guide for; developing an engagement plan, creating content and making the most of press releases and social media. There is also a suite of templates that can be downloaded and used.
Making the Business Case
The example business case focuses on the financial considerations and requirements to make a community car club successful.
Telematics and Back Office Systems
This guidance document is designed to support the development
of community car clubs and the management of their operations.
It looks at booking and billing, features for unlocking the vehicles
telematics (and what this means), and exploring whether a
combination of available solutions can offer effective and
Community transport provides flexible and accessible transport solutions that are community-led. Often community transport is the only mode of transport for vulnerable and isolated groups. Community transport organisation utilise a wide range of modes such as minibuses, car clubs, community bus services to name a few.
CoMoUK believes that shared transport options can play a positive role in supporting community transport schemes.
CoMoUK has developed the below information sheet to explore how shared transport and community transport can work together.