NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Governor Cuomo signed a comprehensive reform package for the limousine industry, on Monday.
The landmark safety reforms follow the 2018 limo crash in upstate New York that killed 20 people.READ MORE: Strome, Panarin Lead Rangers To Win Over Blackhawks
The new reforms include seat belt requirements for front and rear passengers.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 12/5 Sunday Morning Forecast
Penalties for illegal U-turns will be increased to up to $400 for a first violation and possibly up to 15 days in jail.MORE NEWS: LaVine, DeRozan Lead Bulls To Win Over Nets
New commercial driver’s license requirements for limo drivers and regular validation of vehicle and driver safety information.