Sh*)t Happens

Posted on October 13, 2008 by LCT Magazine

Even if the economy was purring like a happy cat, operators and chauffeurs must deal with a constant pressure: collisions. On Saturday night, a racing car in Fort Worth, Texas, smashed into a stretch Hummer, injuring 10 passengers. When you look at the crash photo and see how punched in the Hummer was, the good news is that no passenger was killed. On the other side of the coin, a sad thing happened in Holyoke, Mass., when a chauffeur struck a bicyclist and then died soon after stepping out of the limousine to see what he'd done. Bad events happen in this business regularly - roads are packed with vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians, and things can get out of control.

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