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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 4.12 Motor Vehicle Responsibility

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Chapter 4.12
Motor Vehicle Responsibility

Sections:

4.12.010 Comptroller to furnish proof.
4.12.020 City Counselor to investigate accidents.
4.12.030 Self-insurance plan--Adopted.
4.12.040 Self-insurance plan--Limit on settlements.

4.12.010 Comptroller to furnish proof.

The Comptroller is authorized to furnish proof of financial responsibility as provided by the "Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Law" of the state with respect to any motor vehicle owned by the City or with respect to any City employee or police officers of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department who is involved in a motor vehicle accident, for which proof of financial responsibility is required by law, while any City employee or police officer is operating a motor vehicle owned by the City in the performance of and within the scope of his official duties.
(Ord. 50131 1, 1960: 1960 C. 58.010.)

V.A.M.S.:

303.010--307.370 Motor vehicle safety responsibility law.

McQuillin:

24.634 Financial responsibility of owners and operators.

4.12.020 City Counselor to investigate accidents.

The City Counselor shall investigate every accident involving motor vehicle owned by the City and operated by a City employee or police officer of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and shall recommend to the Comptroller whether the facts and circumstances indicate that the operator of the motor vehicle was acting within the scope and performance of his official duties when the accident occurred for which proof of financial responsibility should be given by the City to avoid suspension of such operators license.
(Ord. 50131 2, 1960: 1960 C. 58.020.)

4.12.030 Self-insurance plan--Adopted.

Pursuant to Conference Committee Substitute for Senate Substitute for Senate Committee Substitute for House Substitute for House Bill No. 1650, 79th General Assembly, Section 2.1, the City adopts a self-insurance plan for the purposes of injuries directly resulting from the negligent acts or omissions by employees of the City arising out of the operation of motor vehicles within the course of their employment and injuries caused by the condition of property of the City if the plaintiff establishes that the property was in a dangerous condition at the time of the injury, that the injury directly resulted from the dangerous condition, that the dangerous condition created a reasonably foreseeable risk of harm of the kind of injury which was incurred, and that either a negligent or wrongful act or omission of an employee of the City within the course of his employment created the dangerous condition or the City had actual or constructive notice of the dangerous condition in sufficient time prior to the injury to have taken measures to protect against the dangerous condition.
(Ord. 57821 1, 1979.)

4.12.040 Self-insurance plan--Limit on settlements.

In the tort claims described in Section 4.12.030, there shall be a limit on settlements, awards, and judgments of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) for all claims arising out of a single occurrence and a limit of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) for any one person in a single accident or occurrence.
(Ord. 57821 2, 1979.)


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