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Security Options For LAX

Since last month´s terrorist attacks, checks on cabdrivers at Los Angeles International Airport have intensifed.

But L-A-X officials say they have just begun to consider whether such reviews are needed for limo and shuttle bus drivers who are not required to undergo special screening for their jobs.

L-A-X spokesman Paul Haney tells the Los Angeles Times that they are looking at possible options for providing an added measure of security for commercial vehicles. Haney says cabs, shuttles and limos are allowed at the curb because those vehicles are less likely to remain unattended.

Airport officials have kept private vehicles away from the curbs because of an F-A-A- rule that requires police to evacuate everyone within 300 feet of any vehicle that is left unattended even

momentarily.