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Subject 560-10-26 DISABLED PERSONS LICENSE PLATES

Rule 560-10-26-.01 Disabled Persons License Plates

An owner of a passenger car, trailer, station wagon, van type vehicle of three-quarter tons or less or truck not exceeding 14,000 lbs. owner's declared gross vehicle weight used for personal transportation, who is a resident of Georgia, may upon complying with the Motor Vehicle laws relating to registration, licensing and payment of any license plate fees due, be issued a Disabled Persons License Plate. The applicant must submit to the county tax commissioner or tax collector in the county of the applicant's residence a certificate from a doctor certifying that the applicant has permanently lost the use of a leg or both legs, or an arm or both arms, or any combination thereof, or is so severely disabled as to be unable to move without the aid of crutches or a wheelchair. Said doctor's certificate must accompany the applicant's application for license plate.

Rule 560-10-26-.02 Issuance of Temporary Disability Placards

(1) Temporary placards shall vary in color from one period to the next period with the initial period being the color "red."
(2) The proceeding color for a temporary permit by period shall be:
(a) "Green" for the second period,
(b) "Orange" for the third period,
(c) "Purple" for the fourth period,
(d) "Yellow" for the fifth period,
(e) "Crimson" for the sixth period,
(f) "White" for the seventh period.
(g) For the eighth and subsequent periods, the colors shall continue as provided for in subsection (2) of this section.
(3) The temporary placard shall:
(a) Be laminated on the front and the back of the placard covering the expiration date,
(b) Display the expiration date as specified in the affidavit provided to the Department,
1. The expiration date shall not be more than 180 days from the date the permit is issued.
(c) Upon request for a continuing temporary permit, the previous permits shall be surrendered to the authorized agent along with an affidavit for a disabled person who is processing the request for the new temporary permit.
(4) The expiration date shall be:
(a) Machine printed, and
(b) In bold face type of sufficient size.