Best Practices for a Safe Limousine Ride on Prom Night

Verify Authority
Limos holding more than seven passengers must have a DOT number. Ask for the DOT number during booking. Do not book without one.

Check Credentials
Visit the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Safety and Fitness Electronic Records (Safer) System and lookup safety records at  You can look up safety records by DOT number or by company name.

Inspect Upon Arrival
Remain diligent when the limousine arrives. It should have the same DOT number posted on the sides as the one you received at booking. If there is no DOT number or if it does not match the one you received when booking, contact the limousine company before boarding.

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Prepare for the Law
Have a digital or hard copy of the contract with you.

Behave Well
Never get out of the vehicle or attempt to interact with law enforcement in any way, unless engaged by the officer. Do not argue.


  1. These are great tips for a safe limousine ride that everyone should be remember. I can really say that it is more fun if you are safe and protected.

  2. This is such a great prom guide! I had a bad experience in a limo and I would have saved a lot of heartache if only I knew about these tips. Thanks for sharing!

  3. I want a safe limousine ride, the only limousine experience I have is a ride around the block in my sister’s limo when she went to prom. It’s always good to be safe!

  4. These are all great tips for those who book a limo. I never knew some of these were so critical, like not getting out of the car if you’re pulled over. Thank you for sharing!

  5. That is very thoughtful of you to write about limousine safety. I can’t agree more with you, especially that kids will be riding in the car. Thanks a lot for sharing.


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