San Mateo Bridge Limo Fire Victims' Families File Wrongful Death SuitsFamily members of the victims of a fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo bridge are filing wrongful death lawsuits.
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.
Fatal Bay Area Limo Fire Ruled Accident; 911 Tapes Reveal Victims' ScreamsA limousine fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge that killed five nurses trapped in the back was sparked by a mechanical problem. Meanwhile, dramatic recordings of 911 calls released Monday revealed desperate pleas for help outside the burning vehicle.
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.
New Limo Regulations Proposed In Wake Of Deadly San Mateo Bridge FireA memorial service was held Friday at the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco for the five women who died in last week's limousine fire on the San Mateo Bridge.
Deadly Limo Fire Highlights Emergency Response Times On San Mateo BridgeThe man in charge of the firefighters who rushed to the scene of the deadly limousine fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge said he is satisfied with the response time by emergency personnel.
Limo Fire Mourners Asked Not To Place Memorials On San Mateo BridgeThe 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.
Limousine Fire Prompts Questions About Safety RegulationsWhile 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.
Limo In Deadly San Mateo Bridge Fire Was Part Of Nationwide RecallThe 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.
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.