NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Limousines will now be required by law to have more safety features in New York State.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is poised to sign new safety regulation laws.READ MORE: With All Eyes On Minneapolis, NYPD Says It Is Prepared For Reaction To Derek Chauvin Verdict
The new safety regulations come on the heels of that deadly limo crash upstate in Schoharie that killed 20 people in October 2018.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Trial Is In Jury’s Hands After Both Sides Make Closing Arguments
Limousines will be required to have at least two seat belts for the front seat and at least one in the rear for each passenger.
Limo drivers carrying at least nine people will be required to have a commercial driver’s license.MORE NEWS: Former Vice President Walter Mondale Dead At 93
Drivers will also be subject to pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing.