Monthly Archives: June 2013

When the Cops Pull You Over !

You are driving along with passengers in the car and you get pulled over by a Police Officer and you know darn well why don’t you ? ¬†Usually it is a mundane moving violation and the cop believes that you are supposed to be a professional driver and there is no excuse. When he is […]

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The scourge of Uber

Uber is a very efficient way to move executives around. The customer calls in, a car shows up in minutes, usually a black town car with a driver in a black suit and the executive is at his destination promptly. It all sounds terrific. These vehicles are licensed as limousines. The P.U.C. ( Public Utilities […]

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Life and Death in the Limousine

Yesterday 06-08-13 in the upscale senior community of Rossmoor near Walnut Creek California there was another limousine fire. The passengers were ladies in their nineties. There was no loss of life or injuries. The fire resulted in the total loss of the vehicle. Similar to the fatal fire of 05-04-13 on the San Mateo Bridge, […]

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Surly Drivers !

I have been accused many times of siding with the workers any time I have been managed a company. People think driving a limousine is glamorous. Picking up a party at a popular bar at 2:00 AM to get them safely home then picking up an early riser at 04:30 to get him to an […]

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Tales of the Loathsome Trail Chapter 4

During the morning commute on the loathsome trail with a passenger in the car, I began a merge from Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto to southbound 101. The time was about¬†8:30 AM. The lane from Embarcadero Road to southbound 101 is the highest in altitude of 4 so the dendritic ( branch like ) formation […]

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