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: Reports: Mets, Max Scherzer Agree To Record 3-Year, $130 Million Deal
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: 'Your Life Does Not End Because You Have A Diagnosis': Shantel Smith Opens Up About Her Battle With Multiple Sclerosis Before 'Survivor'
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.
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Drivers will also be subject to pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing.