How to Get to Prom? Police Say Hire a Licensed Carrier
The Douglasville Police are warning: if the company does not appear on the Department of Georgia Public Safety database, the company is not legal to conduct limousine or bus operations in Georgia.
With prom season nearing, the Douglasville Police Department issued a warning on their Facebook Page Wednesday, to only hire licensed carriers when getting a ride to that special occasion. The site then sends viewers to the Georgia Department of Public Safety where they've issued this warning to consumers:
"Please keep the safety of yourself and your loved ones in mind when you decide to hire a particular limousine or party bus company. We at the Department of Public Safety encourage you to hire only those passenger and limousine carriers that are licensed by the Georgia Department of Public Safety. And, it is so simple and convenient to check our databases to see if a company you want to hire is a legal company.
"In simple terms, if the company does not appear on our database, the company is not legal to conduct limousine or bus operations in Georgia. To check our limousine carrier database, go to: http://www.gamccd.net/LPCLimousineCarriers.aspx. If you want to check to check to see if a party bus company is legal go to: http://www.gamccd.net/LPCBusCarriers.aspx. If you have questions, please call Carolyn Harrison at (404) 624-7241 or (404) 624-7244. Also, in the course of your research if you find an unlicensed limousine or bus company, please give us a call. In reporting such illegal activities, you may save someone’s life."