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Section 4: Handicapped Parking

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Handicapped Parking Sign

The Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD) discusses the various uses and requirements of handicapped (disabled) parking signing. The handicapped parking sign (R7-8T) carries the message RESERVED PARKING.

See the Standard Highway Sign Designs (SHSD) for typical pavement marking patterns for accessible parking.

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Parking Space Design and Restrictions

Handicapped parking space design and restrictions are the responsibility of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR).

For information regarding the Texas Architectural Barriers Act, Architectural Barriers Rules, or the Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS), contact TECHINFO at TDLR using one of the methods below:

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Licenses and Permits

Members of the public should contact their county of residence to apply for vehicle license plates or temporary permits to use disabled parking spaces.

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