Handicapped Plates

Disabled Person

Disabled Person License Plate

(Motor Vehicle Code Section 66-3-16 NMSA 1978)

This plate is available for use on motor vehicles and motorcycles owned by a person with a significant mobility limitation, i.e. a person who:

    1. Cannot walk 100 feet without stopping to rest;
    2. Cannot walk without the use of a brace, cane or crutch or without assistance from another person, a prosthetic device, a wheelchair or other assistive device;
    3. Is restricted by lung disease to such an extent that the person’s forced respiratory volume, when exhaling for one second, when measured by spirometry, is less than one liter or the arterial oxygen tension is less than sixty millimeters on room air at rest;
    4. Uses portable oxygen;
    5. Has a severe cardiac condition; or
    6. Is so severely limited in the ability to walk due to an arthritic, neurologic or orthopedic condition that the person cannot ascend or descend more than ten stair steps.

Fee: None

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