City of Minneapolis Enterprise Policy Coversheet

Seat Belt Policy



Applies To

City Council Departments


To protect City employees involved in vehicular crashes, the City of Minneapolis adopted a mandatory safety belt policy.


10/03/1985: Council Approval Date

Key Words

seat belts; safety belts; passenger restraints


Supporting References

Administering Department

Risk Management and Claims


Risk Management and Claims 673-2061

Your Committee, having under consideration the implementation of a mandatory safety belt policy program, recommends that the following safety belt policy be adopted:

All City of Minneapolis employees driving a City-owned or privately owned vehicle on behalf of the City will be required to wear their safety belts, except as allowed by written policy issued by Department Heads. No Department Head shall issue any such policy without the concurrence of Risk management.

Last updated Oct 21, 2011