Limo Companies Face New Regulations Under Bill Signed By Gov. Brown Following Deadly San Mateo Bridge FireA new law signed by California Governor Jerry Brown lays out new safety requirements for limo companies.
Gov. Brown Signs Limo Safety Law In Wake Of Deadly FireA 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.
Limousine Safety Bill Clears Key Assembly VoteSB 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.
Bay Area Lawmaker's Bill Targets Limo Safety After Recent FiresIn 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.
Conflicting Accounts Of Deadly Limo Fire Emerge; Too Many Passengers On BoardConflicting 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.
Driver Recounts 'Horrific' Limo Fire On San Mateo BridgeThe 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.”
ConsumerWatch: Smaller Limousines Subject To Little Safety OversightSaturday’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.
5 Women Killed, 4 Injured In Limo Fire On San Mateo BridgeA 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.
Gunman Escapes In Limo After San Francisco SoMa ShootingPolice 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.