Common but Deadly: Identifying Dangerous Aftermarket Vehicles | LE
In most instances, an aftermarket modification is not completed properly. Common acts of negligence include failing to comply with safety standards (which are often not required in the case of aftermarket vehicles to the same extent that they are in “original equipment” vehicles), inadequate quality testing and other poor service practices.
A deadly limousine crash in New York has again highlighted something I have been fighting for years – the complete lack of oversight and regulation of the limousine and “modified vehicle” industry. There has been a deadly limousine crash in the United States every year since 2000.