San Mateo County firefighters and California Highway Patrol investigate the scene of a limousine fire on the westbound side of the San Mateo-Hayward bridge in Foster City, Calif., on Saturday, May 4, 2013. Five women died when they were trapped in the limo that caught fire as they were traveling. Four women and the driver were able to escape.(Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group Archives)
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), recently criticized for weak investigations and soft penalties, has quietly slashed by 75% its fine against a limousine company whose car burned on the San Mateo Bridge last year, killing five women on their way to a wedding party.
Santa Cruz Sentinel article here