The DOT says it was only doing its job.
A recent public hearing underscored the political will to add rules on the use of stretch limousines in the state.
Operators say the industry is already over-regulated and blame lies with state regulators who don't enforce laws on the books.
Senators want to solicit more views on passed and proposed safety measures for limousine operations.
A proposed bill would require an immediate review of all stretch limousine companies and their vehicles.
Families of victims in the 2015 Long Island limousine crash say the package of new rules in the state budget does not go far enough.
One industry leader says operators are concerned about contradictory language in a package of proposed safety reforms.
No agency has explained what caused the vehicle to crash in the update New York countryside.
The city plans to enforce a limit on the number of private ground transportation vehicles allowed.
The decision is important because it shows New York views drivers for ride-hailing apps to be employees who are eligible for benefits.
Uber and Lyft operate in New York City under a 2001 arrangement through existing taxi laws that will not change.
The TNC argues these checks can flag people who were merely arrested, even if they were exonerated or charges were dropped.
On Nov. 17, the TNC released a new poll of 800 people living outside New York City that shows 80% support its expansion.
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