Regulations

Should Stretch Limousines Be Inspected?

Posted on May 8, 2013

The limousine that burst into flames on the San Mateo Bridge, killing five women, wasn't required to undergo a state safety inspection -- or even carry a fire-extinguisher -- under the regulations that are supposed to ensure the thousands of limos on California's roads are safe.

San Jose Mercury-News article here

Related Topics: accidents, California Public Utilities Commission, legislation, limousine fires, passenger safety, San Francisco operators, vehicle safety

Comments ( 5 )
  • Thomas

     | about 6 years ago

    Yes because of the companies that are using substandard equipment. All Corporations preach safety We need to do the same

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