Disability Placards

August 2018

Highlights from the latest jurisdiction survey data

Here are the most recent jurisdiction surveys related to placards. All of these surveys have additional questions that provide more information. Full details of these surveys can be found at aamva.org/Survey/User/Search.aspx

DISABILITY PLACARD/PLATE WORKING GROUP SURVEY

35 respondents

Does your jurisdiction have a replacement schedule for disabled placard or plates?

Yes, for placards: 11

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Yes, for plates: 2

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Yes, for both placards and plates: 14

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Neither: 6

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Does your jurisdiction require supporting documentation from a medical professional to certify the disability?

Yes: 21

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No: 12

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Does your jurisdiction provide an identification document to anyone obtaining a disability placard or plate?

Yes, for placards: 6

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Yes, for both placards and plates: 14

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Neither: 11

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Does your jurisdiction offer benefits to anyone with a disability placard or plate, e.g., free or reduced parking or extended parking time?

Yes, for placards: 3

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Yes, for both placards and plates: 15

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No, we do not offer benefits: 15

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Does your jurisdiction issue disabled placards or plates to nonresidents?

Yes, we issue nonresident placards: 9

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Yes, we issue nonresident plates: 1

Yes, we issue both nonresident placards and plates: 3

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No: 19

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Related Resources

Please visit AAMVA’s website to view the new best practice, Persons with Disabilities Placards and License Plates: Best Practices in Deterring and Detecting Fraud and Misuse. All best practices can be found at aamva.org/best-practices-and-model-legislation.