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Chauffeur-Only Services Make Splash In Southern California

Posted on July 10, 2013

Joseph Wojtkow, owner of Your Car Our Driver, helps his client Honeybee Hyatt into her 2013 Cadillac Escalade in Newport Beach. “The service is more personal than hiring a limo driver,” said Hyatt, who uses the service at least once a month and has her favorite drivers. (Don Bartletti, Los Angeles Times / May 28, 2013)
Joseph Wojtkow, owner of Your Car Our Driver, helps his client Honeybee Hyatt into her 2013 Cadillac Escalade in Newport Beach. “The service is more personal than hiring a limo driver,” said Hyatt, who uses the service at least once a month and has her favorite drivers. (Don Bartletti, Los Angeles Times / May 28, 2013)

LOS ANGELES -- Your Car Our Driver is one of a handful of Southern California companies that will drive you in your own car. They are an offshoot of traditional chauffeur services, giving clients with high-end vehicles all the perks of a driver but without the limo or town car.

In Southern California, where image is everything and car culture rules, wealthy folks such as Hyatt are revving up a cottage industry catering to people who don't want a full-time driver, but who need rides to the airport, say, or in this case, a concert. The region is home to companies including BeMyDD, Private Chauffeur and Private Driver L.A.

Los Angeles Times Business section lead article here.

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