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CHAUFFEUR SERVICE of NEW ENGLAND

Professional, Courteous Service - "Maine to Florida"
CSNE 1983, All Rights Reserved

READ CAREFULLY - New Federal DOT Laws Imposed 4/13/2001

ALL VEHICLES "FOR HIRE" MUST BE PROPERLY REGISTERED WITH "PUBLIC" PLATES IN RHODE ISLAND - (10/1/1999)
Examples: Hotels, Airport Shuttle, Passenger Transporters for Nursing Homes, Retirement Homes, Temp Agency Shuttle, etc

Livery Plates for Massachusetts

AND a Minimum $1,500,000.00 Liability Insurance

$1.5 Million Liability Required for Logan Pickup & Interstate Travel
And Also to Obtain the FMCSA Motor Carrier Number
(formerly known as The ICC, Interstate Commerce Commission)

And We Also Must Obtain A USDOT Number Required as of 4/13/2001

USDOT Number MUST Be Posted On BOTH Front Door Panels
With Company Name and City & State of Origin at ALL Times On Any
Passenger Vehicle "For Hire" in the United States,
8 Passenger Capacity or Larger.
VIN #'s must match Registration, License Plates,
Insurance Certificate and "Public Carrier" Inspection Sticker On RI Cars, Vans, Bus, etc

Blue Sticker Expires 12/2002 - Yellow Sticker Expires 12/2003....ALL must match !!

Including The Massport Sticker (Lic. Plate # on Sticker and Wallet Card) If The Vehicle Goes To Logan.
Ask to See Their Massport Wallet Card

Always ask for these papers, and check permits/stickers
when renting from ANY Limousine or Transportation Company

If they refuse, they're probably underinsured,
or sending a car with plates from another car !!
Massport Has Notified and Towed Many Cars From The Terminals For This
Some Livery Companies from RI & Mass. have been fined or towed
for entering TF Green and Logan, Connecticut & New York Airports without proper
registration using Sedans, Limo's, Vans and "Private" under-insured vehicles
and no ICC/DOT for Interstate travel.

For your safety, the safety of YOUR CHILD at a Prom or Dance, Graduation,
or Yourself When Traveling
and the safety of others on the road, BE AWARE of these
papers & permits/stickers. Check them THOROUGHLY !!!

Check for a "Public Carrier" Safety Inspection Sticker on Windshield
In Addition To Emission Sticker on RI Cars !

Make Sure The License Plate # on Safety Inspection Sticker Matches The Plate On The Car.

If you experience any problems with a Company not complying with above Laws,
Call Your Local USDOT Office, FMCSA in Washington or "call in" the license plate number to
ANY State or Local Police Dept. or RI Public Utilities Office
ASK ME FOR ALL THESE PAPERS, I WILL SHOW YOU WHAT TO LOOK FOR

These are Serious Safety Violations !



CSNE 1983-2003, All Rights Reserved

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Chauffeur Service of New England, Mobile Phone 401-265-7867 - Nextel Direct Connect 180*43*13757




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IMPORTANT INTERSTATE AND INTRASTATE LAWS & REGULATIONS

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's "S.A.F.E.R. System"
Click here to see if any Service "FOR HIRE" in the United States is Operating LEGALLY.

1. Go To BUSINESS SERVICES Left Column
2. Click 1st dropdown menus and choose "Carrier Snapshot"
3. 2nd dropdown menu choose "Name"
4. Type the Company Name in "Query" box, (case sensitive, no punctuation),

** Click the "GO" button.

5. If the company name is there, check for correct City & State,

6. then click the link to check for MC & USDOT numbers on the MCS-150 page
...if you don't see a link, they don't even have the required Federal INTRASTATE(in state) USDOT Number

If there is a link BUT NO MC NUMBER on the form it means
They Don't Have The Minimum $1.5 Million Insurance on File!

Look at the top right of the page and click "Insurance Info"

Those Fancy 14+ passenger Vans, Limo's and stretch SUV's your KIDS want for their PROM
Require $5 Million Liability.
Be aware, these are State & Federal Laws. Don't be the one to get stopped, Local Police have jurisdiction.
REMEMBER, your Chauffeur is considered a passenger also, that makes 15+ passengers.

Any 8 passenger or larger vehicle must have the
USDOT Number on it at all times, even magnetic signs are acceptable.
Call us for more info on this, we'll walk you thru it.


Do You Really Know If That Vehicle You Rented Is On The Road LEGALLY ?

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, www.safersys.org

Updated 9/11/2002
TO LET YOU KNOW THE LAWS WE ARE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW