Is your limo driver adequately licensed?

Crown Limousine LA

We’ve heard stories in the news lately about limo companies with under-qualified drivers being busted by police.  Sure, anyone can call themselves a “chauffeur”, but given there seems to be some confusion about it, not to mention safety concerns, we though it might be a good idea to break it down here for our blog readers.

bad_driver_01Types of Commercial Driver’s Licenses

There are three main types of commercial driver’s licenses: Class A, Class B and Class C. In most states a Class A license allows the driver to operate any vehicle with a semi-trailer or trailer with two or more axles; including any combination of vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 26,000 pounds.

In the Limo industry drivers are required to have either a Class A or Class B license.

What is a Class B?

The Commercial Class B license allows a motorist to operate any Class…

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