California Limo Modification Bill Signed Into Law

Posted on October 5, 2015

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB863 into law on Sunday, requiring limos be equipped with at least two rear side doors and at least one pop-out window so that all passengers of the vehicle can open from the inside in case of fire or emergency.

The legislation was introduced by Assemblyman Bill Dodd, D-Napa, and was among the 22 bills Brown signed into law on Sunday. The law mandates that drivers must also explain safety policies to their passengers. The law goes into effect immediately for new limos, and in January for existing limos.

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Comments ( 1 )
  • anthony

     | about 4 years ago

    The new bill will eliminate a future fire deaths in the future. There is nothing that will help the families of the victims on that day, this is a good bill but they are forgetting the party bus deaths. For the party buses, the legislation needs to elimnate all the 90s junk home made party buses and thats a simple law. 2010 and up party buses or am age limit. 5 years old

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