Handicapped parking permits are obtained from a state's Department of Motor Vehicles. Two types of handicapped parking permits are available: handicapped license plates and handicapped placards. Both types of permits allow the car to park in designated handicapped parking spaces.Continue Reading
If someone is physically unable to walk more than 200 feet comfortably, that person may be eligible for a handicapped parking permit. The form to apply for a handicapped parking permit is available on a state’s DMV website.
The requirements to get a handicapped parking permit vary by state, but typically, the disabled person must complete part of the application, and a second form or letter must be completed by a doctor, nurse practitioner or chiropractor. This medical professional must attest to the fact that the individual meets the criteria to have a handicapped parking permit.
A person who is disabled but still able to drive and own a car will likely get a handicapped license plate. If an individual drives someone who is disabled, the passenger can be issued a handicapped placard, which is hung from the rearview mirror. The placard may include a picture of the disabled person and entitles the driver to park in a handicapped space only when the disabled person is with the driver.Learn more about DMV & Records
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