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Illegal Limo Operators Try To Skirt State Safety Rules

Posted on August 7, 2013

One limousine company investigated in the report said it allows more than 10 passengers to ride in its 120-in. Lincoln Town Car stretch limousine, similar to the one in which five women burned to death on the San Mateo Bridge on May 4.
One limousine company investigated in the report said it allows more than 10 passengers to ride in its 120-in. Lincoln Town Car stretch limousine, similar to the one in which five women burned to death on the San Mateo Bridge on May 4.

SAN FRANCISCO -- The NBC News Bay Area Investigative Unit uncovered several limo companies in the Bay Area operating without a license and some under-reporting how many passengers they transport to skirt safety inspections for larger carriers.

Mark Stewart, president of the Greater California Livery Association, is interviewed in this report, which aired Tuesday evening.

KNTV NBC report and video here

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