Prom Season Potholes

Posted on May 5, 2008 by LCT Magazine

CHAUFFEUR POSEURS ARE NOT ENTREPRENEURS: Prom season brings big demand for limousines, and plenty of opportunities for some off-the-books operators. This article shows how a lack of enforcement in Maryland worsens the problem of illegal operators.

Another investigative TV report reveals how an illegal operator was netted in Lynchburg, Va.

Both the Virginia Limousine Association and Maryland Limousine Association are examples of how associations nationwide can create awareness and enhance enforcement of the problem.

Legal operators should make available upon client request ample proof that they are registered either with the state's Public Utilities Commission, Public Service Commission, or comparable authorizing agency of operator licenses.

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