Thursday, November 08, 2007
Disabled Parking
Q:I was wondering what the policy is on handicap spaces in the City of South Bend. When I attended Ivy Tech they said that their handicap spaces could only be used by people who have legal plates or tags distributed by the Indiana BMV. However, now that I attend Indiana University South Bend they allow vehicles without these legal tags to park in handicap parking spaces simply by getting an IUSB handicap hang tags. I am confused by this because I thought that handicap parking spaces were a federally mandated thing.

A: Indiana Code 9-14-5 requires persons to display a state issued Disabled Parking placard, or state "disability" license plate upon the vehicle for proper parking. As for IUSB parking on campus, I suggest to contact the IUSB police department to clarify their procedures on campus.


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