New Jersey law makes handicapped parking fraud more difficult

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New Jersey law makes handicapped parking fraud more difficult

A new law in New Jersey requires handicapped parking placard holders to provide a note from their doctor when they renew their permits.

Not only do placard holders need a note for renewals, they will now have to carry a card that matches them to their placard. If police ask for proof that the permit holder is actually in the vehicle it will be easily provided.

According to the article:

“About a half-million people in New Jersey have access to those plates and placards.  It’s not clear at this point how many people might be abusing the privilege.”

Half a million seems like a lot to me.

It’s a shock this has to be a law and that it’s just being passed now, but good for New Jersey for doing something that makes absolute sense.

Read the rest of the article here.

 

John Van Horn

John Van Horn

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