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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
8389
 
Phraseology:

AUTOMOBILE OR TRUCK REPAIR FACILITIES — no retail gasoline sales — all employees — including estimators, service writers and customer service representatives — N.O.C.

Footnote:

This classification applies to the mechanical repair of motor vehicles, including but not limited to automobiles, trucks, buses, forklift trucks, golf carts, recreational vehicles and motor homes for other concerns on a fee basis. Operations include but are not limited to the repair of electrical systems, air-conditioning systems, engines, brakes, suspension systems, exhaust systems, engine tune-ups, smog checks and windshield or window repair or replacement. This classification does not apply if the operations include the sale of gasoline, the sale of rubber tires exceeds 10% of the total gross receipts, the operations primarily (over 50%) consist of transmission repair or rebuilding, or the operations do not include mechanical repair as described above. Refer to the Automotive Industry Group for a complete list of classifications applicable to automobile or truck service or repair facilities.

Towing, roadside assistance, and freeway service patrol operations when conducted on vehicles not owned by the employer shall be separately classified as 7227, Automobile or Truck Towing, Roadside Assistance or Freeway Service Patrol.

"Roadside assistance" refers to services provided to the vehicle owner under an agreement with a third party (such as a motor club or law enforcement agency). Contemplated services include changing tires, jump-starting batteries, replacing batteries, supplying a small amount of gasoline or performing minor vehicle repairs such as reattaching ignition wires or battery cables.

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Approved Pure Premium Rate:
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$4.74New/Renewal
7/1/2017$4.54New/Renewal
1/1/2017$4.92New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
AUTOMOBILE OR AUTOMOBILE TRUCK REPAIR SHOPS OR GARAGES — no retail gasoline sales — all employees — including estimators, service writers and customer service representatives — N.O.C.

Classification 8389 shall not be used for division of payroll in connection with Classification 8388, Rubber Tire Dealers, unless the operation described by Classification 8389 constitutes a separate and distinct enterprise having no connection with the operations covered by Classification 8388.

Footnote:

This classification does not apply to those automobile repair shop or garage locations at which the sale of rubber tires exceeds 10% of the total gross receipts. Such locations shall be classified as 8388, Rubber Tire Dealers.

Towing, roadside assistance, and freeway service patrol operations when conducted on vehicles not owned by the employer shall be separately classified as 7227, Automobile or Automobile Truck Towing, Roadside Assistance or Freeway Service Patrol.

"Roadside assistance" refers to services provided to the vehicle owner under an agreement with a third party (such as a motor club or law enforcement agency). Contemplated services include changing tires, jump-starting batteries, supplying a small amount of gasoline or performing minor vehicle repairs such as reattaching ignition wires or battery cables.

1/1/2014
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