In light of the recent deadly crash of a limo in New York that killed 20 people, we at Boston Corporate Coach™ thought this would be a good time to share 5 safety standards you need to consider before hiring a limousine company. Ready?
Safety #1: Professionally Trained Drivers
A professional limousine driver must hold a current driver identification card and a valid license for the class of vehicle he is driving. It may not be necessary, but customers can ask for a copy of an endorsement, employment record on file, or work permit. A defensive training certificate is also a plus.
Safety #2: Reliable Transportation
Reputable Limousine Service Companies keep records of inspections, repairs, and maintenance. Ask about the company’s record keeping and make sure they are current. If not, skip the ride.
Safety #3: Safe Driving Policy/Standard
Passengers can check a driver’s employment and working history before getting in the car. You may also ask for the company’s rules and regulations that involve a specific driver’s duty status to see if it makes you feel comfortable or not.
Safety #4: Insurance
When it comes to safety, make sure the company you hire has adequate insurance. Limousine Service Companies must meet high safety standard before being issued a license. Ask for a copy along with the contract to make sure it is valid and current.
Safety #5: Sign a Contract
Always read your contract when hiring a Limousine Service Company. You should have a copy of the contract, licenses, and insurance. You may find it useful later on.
When it comes to transportation, Boston Corporate Coach™ is the industry leader. We pride ourselves on providing our customers with safe, comfortable, reliable chauffeured services in the more than 500 places we service around the globe. Call 800-664-4480 to make your reservations or visit https://bostoncorporatecoach.com/reservations/. You can also download the Boston Corporate Coach app on Apple or GooglePlay.