Guidance

Medical exemptions from compulsory seat belt wearing

Guidance for medical practitioners on when to issue exemptions from compulsory seat belt wearing.

Documents

Medical exemption from compulsory seat belt wearing: guidance for medical practitioners

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email webmasterdft@dft.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Detail

Drivers and passengers may be exempt from wearing a seat belt on medical grounds. This guidance explains the issues that medical practitioners need to consider before granting an exemption certificate.