Regulations

Will Gov. Brown Listen To GCLA And Veto Limo Retrofit Bill?

Posted on September 23, 2013

The fate of stretch limousines in California is in the hands of Gov. Jerry Brown, who has been asked by the Greater California Livery Association to veto a stringent limo retrofit bill requiring additional emergency exits.
The fate of stretch limousines in California is in the hands of Gov. Jerry Brown, who has been asked by the Greater California Livery Association to veto a stringent limo retrofit bill requiring additional emergency exits.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The state's limousine industry group is urging Gov. Jerry Brown to veto new legislation that came in response to the deadly San Mateo bridge fire and which calls for emergency exits in new and old limos.

The letter dated Wednesday from the Greater California Livery Association says that the exits could present a danger to passengers by spurring a "massive explosion" and notes the timetable for the upgrades is unrealistic.

San Jose Mercury News article here

LCT article here

View comments or post a comment on this story. (1 Comment)

More News

Chicago Cracks Down On Illegal Party Buses

At least six shootings have happened on limo buses in Chicago in the last year and a half.

Florida Operator Explains How Uber, Lyft Get Free Ride

“What they are doing is undercutting everybody on pricing and therefore knocking us out of business."

Proposed Law Would Dismantle Nevada’s Limo Cartel

Commentary: Uber was able to get a bill passed that exempted TNCs from competitor vetoes, but other companies were left in the dust.

Uber, Lyft Now Regulated Under Michigan Law

Before, the TNCs did not have to pay state application and registration fees taxi and limo companies had to pay.

Judge Approves Big Settlement For Lyft Drivers

A $12.25 million settlement offer had previously been rejected because it "short-changed" independent contractors.

See More News

Facebook Comments ()

Comments (1)

Post a Comment

Submit

Blog

See More

LCT Store

LCT Magazine - March 2017 $12.95 INT'L LCT SHOW ISSUE COVER STORY: * Innovate or Die: Show To Be a Business "Disrupter" * *



Connect

Experience the three annual industry events for networking for business, showcasing vehicles and products, and getting the tools for success.

Read About Your Region

What’s Happening Near You?
Click on any state to see the latest industry news and events in that region.

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Metro Magazine

Serving the bus and passenger rail industries for more than a century

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

Please sign in or register to .    Close