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WAC 296-17A-1401

Classification 1401.

Applies to providing passenger transportation to others, including:
• Establishments that employ taxi or for-hire drivers as defined under:
- Either chapter 81.72 or 46.72 RCW; and
- WAC 296-17-35205, which describes special reporting.
• Taxi or for-hire drivers as defined under either chapter 81.72 or 46.72 RCW, and who:
- Own their own vehicles or who lease vehicles from others; and
- Elect optional coverage as provided by RCW 51.32.030 and as defined in WAC 296-17-31007.
• Commercial transportation services (also known as transportation network company) drivers as defined in Title 48 who are exempt from coverage, but who have elected optional coverage as provided by RCW 51.32.030 and as defined in WAC 296-17-31007.
• Pedicab and horse drawn carriage companies.
Special note: If all conditions are met for the general reporting rules about standard exception employees, establishments that furnish only a dispatch service for taxicab drivers who own their own vehicles, or who lease vehicles from others, may be reported separately in classification 4904. Employees of a taxicab dispatch service who perform maintenance/repair of vehicles are reported separately in classification 3411.
Work contemplated by this classification includes, but is not limited to:
• Operation of the vehicle;
• Loading/unloading passengers' luggage;
• Assisting passengers in and out of the vehicle;
• Pickup and delivery of small packages; and
• Incidental "cabulance" services which may be offered in conjunction with the taxi service.
This classification excludes:
• Maintenance/repair of the vehicle which is be reported in classification 3411;
• Establishments that operate ambulance services which is reported separately in classification 1405;
• Establishments that operate cabulance and paratransit services exclusively which is reported separately in classification 1404; and
• Dispatchers with no other job duties who may be reported separately in classification 4904.
For administrative purposes, classification 1401 is divided into the following subclassification(s):
1401-01 Passenger transportation companies - Flat rate by driver
This classification is for reporting drivers on a flat rate of four hundred eighty hours per driver each quarter.
1401-02 Passenger transportation companies - Flat rate by vehicle
This classification is for reporting vehicles on a flat rate of nine hundred sixty hours per vehicle each quarter.
1401-03 Passenger transportation companies - Actual hours
This classification is for reporting employees on an actual hours worked basis.
1401-04 Pedicab and horse-drawn carriage companies
Applies to establishments engaged in furnishing passenger transportation to others using pedicab or horse-drawn carriage.
Work contemplated by this classification includes, but is not limited to, care and feeding of animals while the vehicle is available for transporting passengers.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 51.04.020 and 51.16.035. WSR 15-19-081, § 296-17A-1401, filed 9/15/15, effective 10/16/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.04.020, 51.16.035, and 51.16.100. WSR 11-24-022, § 296-17A-1401, filed 11/30/11, effective 1/1/12. WSR 07-01-014, recodified as § 296-17A-1401, filed 12/8/06, effective 12/8/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.16.035, 51.04.020. WSR 00-14-052, § 296-17-542, filed 7/1/00, effective 7/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 51.16.035. WSR 98-18-042, § 296-17-542, filed 8/28/98, effective 10/1/98; WSR 87-12-032 (Order 87-12), § 296-17-542, filed 5/29/87, effective 7/1/87; WSR 85-24-032 (Order 85-33), § 296-17-542, filed 11/27/85, effective 1/1/86; WSR 83-24-017 (Order 83-36), § 296-17-542, filed 11/30/83, effective 1/1/84; WSR 82-24-047 (Order 82-38), § 296-17-542, filed 11/29/82, effective 1/1/83; Order 73-22, § 296-17-542, filed 11/9/73, effective 1/1/74.]
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