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Limo Company Reacts To Proposed NY Seatbelt Laws

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Posted on October 9, 2019
Will the proposed rules tangle operators? (seatbelt stock photo by Unsplash user Therese Mikkelsen Skaar)

Will the proposed rules tangle operators? (seatbelt stock photo by Unsplash user Therese Mikkelsen Skaar)

Echoing recommendations from the NTSB, state and federal lawmakers have been calling for new laws that would require new limousines to come with lap and shoulder belts for every seat. But, limo companies say new vehicles are equipped with seat belts.

"I don't know of any limousine company or any limousine builder that isn't putting in seat belts into the new vehicles," said Kevin Barwell, Limousine Bus and Taxi Operators of Upstate New York president.

Spectrum News article here

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Comments ( 1 )
  • Bill Devine

     | about 4 days ago

    Just another meaningless law, written by do nothing politicians, to make us all fell better. All limo builders today install seat belts. What good does it do, if the same politicians refuse to write a law requiring every passenger in the vehicle to wear them.

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