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4 Safety Standards You Need to Consider Before Hiring a Limousine Service

Posted on: October 3rd, 2017

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Hiring a limousine service in New York is a great option for people seeking luxury and convenience; be it in everyday travel, for business purposes, or for special occasions. However, for safety purposes, when it comes to choosing the right limousine service, it is important to consider various factors surrounding a potential hire.

As a fully certified and experienced limo service company, you can trust that our Long Island limousine service understands safety standards that ought to be observed by every limo services. Here are four important safety standards that you should look out for before hiring a limo service.

Driver Certifications

When you hire a limousine, you actually trust yourself and your safety to the chauffeur behind the wheel. For this reason, it is important that you make sure the company you are about to contract conducts background checks on all of its chauffeurs and chauffeurs have undergone the necessary drivers’ tests and acquired the necessary licenses required to operate in the company’s jurisdiction.

Vehicle Safety Standards

It is equally important to make inquiries on the overall vehicle safety standards observed by the limousine company you intend to hire. Find out if their vehicles are equipped with working safety features and first aid supplies. Also look into their vehicle inspection and maintenance routines to make sure that the company’s vehicles are always serviced and functioning at optimum performance. You can additionally perform a visual inspection of some of their vehicles to ensure that basic functions such as lights and signals are working and that the tires are in an excellent condition.

Insurance and Contract

Also important is to make sure that the company is properly insured and to find out the extent of that insurance; does it extend to you? Some companies opt for personal auto insurance policies that do not cover the client or their belongings. If your potential hire has such a policy, it may be wise to refrain from contracting them and finding a company with an insurance policy that covers you and your belongings.

Further, always be keen to read the rental contract before signing off on it. To guarantee that your experience with the company is stress-free and enjoyable, carefully read the company’s terms and conditions so that you understand what is expected of you and what you should expect from the company in return.

 Charges

Yes, you don’t want to be blindsided at the end of your experience. Find out if there are additional charges you may have to pay and under what circumstances those charges may be imposed; request for a comprehensive breakdown of their services and charges before contracting them.

Our limo service in Long Island has acquired a reputation for safety and reliability over time, and we pride ourselves in our commitment to providing all our clients with excellent service. Our chauffeurs are professionally trained to cater to all your transport/navigation needs, ensuring that your experience with us is secure, convenient, and stress-free.

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