Regulations

Stretch Limo Emergency Exit Rules Now In Effect

Posted on July 2, 2015
This fifth door stretch limousine from the former LA Custom Coach debuted on the 2014 International LCT Show floor with all safety features required by a new California law for stretch limousines that went into effect on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (file photo)

This fifth door stretch limousine from the former LA Custom Coach debuted on the 2014 International LCT Show floor with all safety features required by a new California law for stretch limousines that went into effect on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (file photo)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California Highway Patrol called it an accident. Months later, change was in the works at the Capitol. By October 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation requiring limousines have additional emergency exits.

Fox 40 Sacramento/Stockton article and video here

LCT background/archives: Stretch Limousine Fire

LCT video: LA Custom Coach Safe Stretch Debuts

Related Topics: California operators, emergency preparedness, legislation, limo bus exit doors, limo fire, limousine fires, limousine manufacturing, passenger safety, regulatory enforcement, stretch limousine

Comments ( 3 )
  • dj

     | about 3 years ago

    Chrysler's are NOT an approved vehicle according California EPA rules. Only Cadillac and Lincoln are approved. See EPA rules of 2007-2009.

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