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A limo fire near the Solano County Fairgrounds in Vallejo (CBS SF)

Driver Escapes Raging Limo Fire Near Solano County Fairgrounds

Fire crews rushed to the scene of a limo completely engulfed in flame on a Vallejo roadway Friday morning. The driver made it out alive and discovered the engine was on fire when he raised the hood.

07/25/2014

Cellphone camera image of a burning 1999 Lincoln Town Car limousine on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, May 4, 2013. (CBS)

Limousine Safety Bill Clears Key Assembly Vote

SB 338 would require more inspections of vehicle, and order limos with a seating capacity of fewer than 10 people to carry a fire extinguisher onboard. Stretch limos with a capacity of more than 10 already have such a requirement.

08/30/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo Bridge on May 4, 2013. (CBS)

Limo Fire Mourners Asked Not To Place Memorials On San Mateo Bridge

The California Highway Patrol is asking those who want to honor the five women who were killed in a limousine fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge last Saturday to refrain from putting memorial items on the bridge.

05/09/2013

Limousine Burning

Limousine Fire Prompts Questions About Safety Regulations

While the cause of Saturday night’s fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo Bridge remains under investigation, questions are now being raised over how the limo industry is regulated.

05/07/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo Bridge on May 4, 2013. (CBS)

Limo In Deadly San Mateo Bridge Fire Was Part Of Nationwide Recall

The limousine which caught fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, killing five of nine passengers on board, was part of a nationwide recall because of issues with load limits on tires, investigators have found.

05/07/2013

Commercial Limousines. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Smaller Limousines Subject To Little Safety Oversight

Saturday’s deadly limousine fire on the San Mateo Bridge raised questions about who routinely checks such vehicles for safety concerns. As ConsumerWatch discovered, the answer is nobody.

05/06/2013

(Lucy Nicholson/Getty Images)

Gunman Escapes In Limo After San Francisco SoMa Shooting

Police were trying to locate a man who shot two other men in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early Sunday then escaped in a limousine.

CBS San Francisco–08/29/2011

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