CA Legislator Proposes Limo Fire Extinguisher Bill

Posted on May 17, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO – Following the limousine inferno that recently claimed the lives of five women on the San Mateo Bridge, state Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) on Monday introduced a bill requiring limousines with a seating capacity of fewer than 10 passengers to be equipped with readily accessible and fully charged fire extinguishers.

Inquirer Global Nation article here

The (San Mateo) Daily Journal article here

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