June 21, 2021

Getting Your Drone Off the Ground

Drones are a popular tool for cities and public agencies. Cities have used drones in emergency response situations and for surveys, utility maintenance, and other government needs. However, city officials need to be cautious before utilizing a drone to ensure the drone’s pilot uses it in a smart and safe manner.

If your city plans to adopt an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) program, there are some crucial steps you need to take before liftoff. KLC Insurance Services (KLCIS) has a guide for members that includes a list of provisions that your city must meet to ensure insurance coverage. The guide also provides a list of helpful links.

Access the KLCIS Drone Guide here.