Deadly Limousine Crash In New York Brings Fresh Attention To Safety Regulation Loophole


The Center for Auto Safety is the nation’s premier independent, member driven, non-profit consumer advocacy organization dedicated to improving vehicle safety, quality, and fuel economy on behalf of all drivers, passengers, and pedestrians.

“Limousines are treated almost uniquely when we think about motor vehicles. Jason Levine is the executive director of the Center for Auto Safety.” He says limos should have their own standards because they’re neither cars nor buses. “Regulators have tried to jam it in between the two of them and have come up with nothing.”

The deadly limousine crash in New York has brought fresh attention to the issue of limos and safety regulation. The “limousine loophole” means stretch limos aren’t required to be tested for safety.
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