Bill Murray – A Man of His Word

by David Mayerhofer on February 8, 2010

Bill Murray

(T.M.Z.) Bill Murray took a chauffeur on one helluva ride at the Sundance Film Festival last month when he didn’t have enough cash to pay his fare — but this story has a happy ending … it just took a few days to develop.

It all went down on January 23rd, when Murray racked up a $200 tab for several hours of car service. When the driver tried to collect — Murray handed over a credit card … unfortunately, the driver only took cash.

Murray pulled out his wallet and forked over what he had — $73 bucks — and promised to send the rest in the mail … hold your breath, right!?

But according to the driver, Bill delivered — ’cause the producers of Murray’s new movie sent a check to the guy for the remainder of the fare … plus a $23 tip!

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Nevada Chauffeurs Get Class Action Status

by David Mayerhofer on December 14, 2009

Bell Trans Lawsuit

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge has given class action status to a group of Nevada limousine drivers who are suing the state’s largest limo company.

The drivers claim Bell Trans didn’t pay drivers for time spent on the job while they weren’t transporting passengers.

In an order Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Robert C. Jones says that although limo drivers aren’t entitled to minimum wage under state law, they can pursue a claim that their employer violated the law by not paying drivers at all for time worked. [click to continue…]

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Man Killed In Secret Service Crash

November 15, 2009
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WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) — Vehicles used to transport U.S. Vice President Joe Biden were involved in a fatal accident Wednesday, a federal official said. Two Secret Service employees were driving the armored sports utility vehicle and limousine in Temple Hill, Md., when they struck and killed a man at an intersection, Sgt. David Schlosser […]

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8 Ways to Keep Your Chauffeurs from Suing You

August 20, 2009
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An employee-based lawsuit can destroy a company.  The management goes into bunker mode, chauffeurs choose sides, affidavits are signed, and animosity grows.  It’s miserable. In the end, everyone loses except the lawyers. Unfortunately, most employers don’t realize until after the fact that a lawsuit could’ve been prevented.  The key to avoiding or at least defending […]

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Limo SEO Boot Camp: Site Structure

August 15, 2009
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Building a clean and concise website is essential for SEO and potential sales.  Humans and search engines should be able to navigate your site.  The common problems are broken links, blurry pictures, outdated templates, and spelling mistakes. In the limousine business, first impressions are everything. If you can’t build a coherent website, nobody is going […]

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Limo SEO Boot Camp: Keywords

August 11, 2009
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Keywords are at the heart of SEO.  Keywords help your site get recognized by Google, and as a result, help would-be clients find you on the net.  The correct selection and placement of keywords is imperative.  The following is a simple outline for using keywords:

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