Vehicle Industry Registration Procedures Manual

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Section 22 of 38

Chapter 21: Special Plates

21.070 Disabled Person Definition (VC §295.5)

A disabled person is any person who:

  • Has lost, or lost the use of, one or more lower extremities or both hands.
  • Has a significant limitation in the use of lower extremities, or a diagnosed disease or disorder which substantially impairs or interferes with mobility, or is so severely disabled as to be unable to move without the aid of an assistance device.
  • Is blind.
  • Is suffering from lung disease.
  • Is suffering from cardiovascular disease.