The vehicle leasing program helps to reduce the age of Georgia's vehicles, lowers transportation costs, and improves reliability, service delivery, safety, and driver productivity. Leasing a vehicle can help prevent unintended consequences of owning an older vehicle when repair costs and downtime tend to increase. Other significant direct and indirect cost factors are listed below.
Increased fleet size.
Increased administrative expenses.
Increased parking facility, and shop space requirements.
Increased insurance and litigation costs.
Decreased service to state clients.
Decreased employee productivity.
Decreased personal safety of employees.
Increased personally-owned vehicle and daily rental expenses.