hired automobile

The term "hired automobile" (or "hired autos") is used in the Insurance Services Office, Inc.(ISO), business auto, garage, and motor carrier coverage forms to denote a particular type of auto included as a covered auto under the policy.

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With certain exceptions, the term refers to autos the named insured leases, hires, rents, or borrows. As respects both the business auto and the garage policy, the term does not include any auto the named insured leases, hires, rents, or borrows from any of its employees, partners, limited liability members, or members of their households. As respects the motor carrier, the exception applies as respects private passenger type autos only.


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