Posts Tagged ‘limo law’

Limo hire firm fined in court for having no licence

The boss of a west Cumbrian limousine firm has been left with a £500 bill after being found guilty of running the business illegally. The proprietor of a limo hire firm based in Maryport, was found guilty at West Allerdale Magistrates’ Court, Workington, on Tuesday 10 June of driving a stretch limousine without a private […]

Limousine Safety Stretched to the Spotlight | Legislation

There around 11,000 limousine operators currently working on Britain’s roads – a figure which some estimates suggest could grow by 50 per cent in the next year alone. They are the ultimate “bling” transport choice for rappers and footballers’ wives alike, but the rise and rise of the stretch limo could finally be over.  It […]

Legislation for Stretch Limos – Voice Your Opinion

Dear Operator You are no doubt aware of recent changes to legislation and may be aware of yet more proposed changes including the ban on side facing seats.  You are possibly already experiencing difficulties with VOSA road side inspections, local authority inspections, or have heard horror stories from other operators. You may be in favour […]

Serious Limousine Issues

The representatives of the General Assembly take their position very seriously, and this is very important because they have a very real power to change and implement new laws in areas where they see need improvement. With the session for 2008 drawing to a close only earlier this month, the community and its representatives in […]

Should there be one law for stretch limos?

The Stretch Limousine Law… Every-time I speak to limousine operators with regards to the limo law, I get a different answer every time. So what really is the law? How many passengers can I carry? Is S6 the way forward? Am I legal to carry 16 in a Hummer? Am I covered from the insurer? […]

Limo Law Petition Update – Response from the Government…

We received a petition asking… “We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to introduce a single limousine licensing system for all limousines (1 to 16 passengers).” Details of Petition: “At present none of the laws truly fit stretched limousines, these vehicles are being forced into legislation which is neither appropriate nor fair. There are at […]

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