Regulations

Feds Cite Boston Area Limo Company Over Safety Problems

Posted on July 31, 2013

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Lynette's Limousine Service, a 19-year-old Wilmington limousine company with 21 vehicles, has been ordered shut down by federal officials after it failed a safety inspection from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

In an inspection of six vehicles in the Lynette's fleet, inspectors reportedly found a total of 26 vehicle defects, including some bad enough to pull three of the six vehicles out of service. They included: defective emergency exits, defective safety glass, a flat tire, faulty brakes, bald tires and broken rear steps held on with bungee cords.

Boston Business Journal report here.

Facebook responses from Lynette's Limousine here.

CBS Boston video report here

Related Topics: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, federal regulations, Massachusetts operators, passenger safety, regulatory enforcement, vehicle safety

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  • Joe

     | about 5 years ago

    A 19-year-old Wilmington limousine company with 21 vehicles.

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