January 5, 2023
Tennessee’s disabled vehicle passenger license plates have a similar look and feel to the standard blue license plate design that hit the roads last year.
The new design calls for designs for license plates issued to those who are disabled or restricted to wheelchairs to incorporate the color scheme, base design, and details used in last year’s blue standard license plate design Public Chapter 761 matches. There are about 190,000 registered license plates for people with disabilities.
“We understand the importance of inclusion,” said Ways Commissioner David Jelegano. “We are pleased to have worked with the bill sponsors and the Office of Intellectually Disabled on the new license plate design.”
“As parents of a daughter with an intellectual and developmental disability, my wife Rebecca and I are proud that Tennessee understands how important this is to families like ours.” DIDD Commissioner Brad Turner said. “Commissioner Jeregano and his team, sponsors of the bill, for working with us to design a plaque that reflects Tennessee’s commitment to being the most inclusive state in the nation for people with disabilities and their families. will be grateful to.”
“The newly designed plates for people with disabilities feature dynamic accessibility symbols that replace the stick figures first introduced in 1974,” said Rep. Darren Jernigan, sponsor of the House bill. , said:
Tennesseans with disability license plates will receive new blue plates when they renew their vehicle registration in 2023. License plates are issued through your local county clerk’s office and can be renewed in person, online, or by mail. Motorists can update online by visiting www.tncountyclerk.com. If you choose not to renew directly, your renewal fee will include $5 postage.
For more information, please visit https://www.tn.gov/revenue/title-andregistration/renewals/tn-with-disabilities-plate.html.
The Department of Revenue is responsible for administering state tax laws, motor vehicle ownership and registration laws, and collecting taxes and fees related to these laws. This department collects approximately 87% of total state revenue. During fiscal 2022, we collected approximately $20.9 billion in state taxes and fees and more than $4.3 billion in local government taxes and fees. For more information about the agency, please visit www.tn.gov/revenue.