When The Car Starts Rocking, Don’t Bother Knocking

Jim Luff
Posted on November 12, 2014
I suppose we all remember our first times with anything. The first time for me, I was a chauffeur driving up a steep grade on a return stretch limo trip from a night out in Los Angeles. It was the dreaded two-hour drive home from the big city in the wee hours of the morning when my limo began to "hesitate.”

I couldn't figure out if the engine was misfiring or what was happening. It continued for quite a while as I began praying that I would at least make it to the top of the hill and coast down. I also would be in two-way radio range to call for help as cell service in 1990 was very spotty over the infamous freeway Grapevine connecting Southern California from the Central Valley.

As I reached the top of the hill and began my descent into the valley, the car suddenly began surging forward. There was nothing I could do to stop it. I reached for the microphone to call our dispatcher and get another limo coming to rescue me. Seconds before depressing the microphone button, the female passenger in the back let out a squeal of delight.  At that moment, it dawned on me that nothing was wrong with the car.

There is something wrong with the couple that decided to engage in activities that are usually reserved for the bedroom. It was the limo equivalent of  the “mile-high club” on airliners.
 
I have never figured out what possesses seemingly normal adults to engage in lovemaking in the back of a limo with a third party present. Do they really think we don't notice the car hopping all over the place? Since then, I have had many clients do it in the back of a limo.

I was reminded when one of my chauffeurs experienced it for the first time last weekend and thought sharing the story with me was going to knock me out of my seat. After almost 25 years, I have seen it all. That’s just the nature of the business, so you just keep quiet and keep driving. And what "delicate" situations have you handled?

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  • Johnny

     | about 3 years ago

    Oh ya! Try having 3 people in the back of your limo sucking face! this client had two women in the back and they had a night out on the town and they were somewhat drunk. They asked me to stop for at a pizza by the slice joint. I pulled into the lot and let them out. one of the women had a ham and pineapple piece of pizza, I know this because she was coming out of the place finishing it. They had a smoke and then I let them into the limousine. I asked them where they wanted to go next. but before I got an answer one of the women unzipped the man and they proceeded to perform oral gratitude's upon him. This guy left the partition down wanting to I guess show me how much of a man he was, he placed his hands upon their heads as like laying with hands as a preacher would and I proceeded to drive on out of the lot, but I had to go over the speed bump and that's when it happened! she gaged and pueked up the ham and pineapple pizza! this poor guy had puek all over his balls and on the head of his dick sat a big piece of pineapple! the look on his face was priceless! The woman was saying oh my god I'm sorry and the other woman almost peed herself laughing. I just grabbed a towel from the front seat and tossed it to the guy and said here you go! Priceless! They did pay with a mastercard!

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