Using Your Turn Signal

Something very serious has happened to our newest generation of drivers. They do not signal when they change lanes or make turns. On top of that they do not look before executing their maneuver ! This produces terrible and tragic accidents. After two million miles of commercial professional driving I estimate 50 % have forgotten […]

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Why Limo Drivers Drive So Slowly

The best person I ever met in the Limo business explained to me that you want to drive the car like you have a glass of champagne on the back seat and you do not want to spill a single drop. I am inclined to agree with that statement. If you want to consider yourself […]

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The death knell of UBER

Egad friends, UBER is in the news. It turns out one of their drivers ran over a 6 year old kid. According to UBER the driver was not out on an UBER call. This will prove to be very interesting as UBER in every way is a taxicab service. That is like saying a yellow […]

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Holiday Drivers

Around the holidays half the drivers out there are drunk and the other half are fiddling with their cell phones ! Here is what to look for: If you see the driver going about 20 miles per hour under the limit, he is probably distracted by his cell phone. These roving blockades are a real […]

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Limo Fever

On the open highway, other motorists are fascinated with limousines as well as very inconsiderate around them. They will drive alongside the limousine, peering in at the chauffeur and craning their necks for a possible glimpse of the passengers. This all creates distraction and more than once has there been a near collision as the […]

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Chauffeuring in Palo Alto

Palo Alto California boasts a great university, great restaurants, great shopping and wonderful neighborhoods. Palo Alto schools are famous statewide for high academic standards. The Spanish founders has a sense of humor when they gave Palo Alto it’s name. a tall tree with almost no branches sticks straight up in the sky. This tall stick […]

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Chauffeuring at Stanford University

Stanford University has the highest academic standards of any university on the west coast. In a recent college publication Stanford University ranked number one in business, number three in Physics and engineering and number three in law. The Stanford university faculty lived predominately on campus or in Palo Alto. The school is named after Leland […]

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Rookie Limousine Drivers !

If I ever want to punish a chauffeur, I will send him into the Lindenwood section of Atherton in a 20 passenger stretch Limousine ! This of course to be done in the dark ! The signs are virtually invisible on weathered concrete posts, many hidden in the ivy ! The only way to get […]

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The Driver with Tunnel Vision

When driving day after day after day, especially in Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton one becomes acutely aware of everything all around you. On the freeways drivers change lanes without looking and without signaling. If they are heading straight for the side of your car because they did not look, you need to have […]

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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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