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

Gov. Brown Signs Limo Safety Law In Wake Of Deadly Fire

A bill that aims to improve safety for limousine passengers in the wake of a fatal limousine tragedy that killed five women on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge earlier this year was signed into law Friday.

10/12/2013

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)

Bay Area Lawmaker’s Bill Targets Limo Safety After Recent Fires

In response to a deadly limousine fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge last month, East Bay lawmaker Ellen Corbett has introduced legislation that would add safety features in limos.

06/11/2013

Limousine Burning

Conflicting Accounts Of Deadly Limo Fire Emerge; Too Many Passengers On Board

Conflicting accounts emerged Monday from the driver and a surviving passenger as to exactly what happened when a stretch limousine burst into flames on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, killing five women and injuring four others.

05/06/2013

Limousine Fire

Driver Recounts ‘Horrific’ Limo Fire On San Mateo Bridge

The man who was behind the wheel when a limousine burst into flames on the San Mateo-Hayward bridge Saturday told CNN the situation “was just a nightmare.”

05/06/2013

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

Limousine Burning

5 Women Killed, 4 Injured In Limo Fire On San Mateo Bridge

A coroner investigating the deaths of five women killed in a limousine fire as they were heading to a wedding party says their badly-burned bodies were found near the partition that separates the driver from the passengers.

05/05/2013

(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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