HANDICAPPED - SPECIAL VEHICLE ID The SPECIAL VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION tag and stickers were the earliest way of denoting a handicapped plate.
They were used before the wheelchair symbol started apprearing on the 1977 base.
PRE-1959 ?
This tag may have pre-dated the special vehicle stickers shown below.
The size is approx 3 inches wide by 4 inches high.

Jeffrey Alexander
New Jersey Handicapped Special ID Tag

1959-1980s

1960
New Jersey Handicapped Special ID License Plate

1960Lee Madigan
New Jersey Handicapped Special ID License Plate

STICKER - TYPE 1
New Jersey Handicapped Special ID Sticker

1977
New Jersey Handicapped Special ID License Plate

1979
New Jersey Handicapped Special ID License Plate

1979Lee Madigan
New Jersey Handicapped Special ID License Plate


STICKER - TYPE 2
New Jersey Handicapped Special ID Sticker


The stickers were used before the wheelchair symbol first appreared on plates in 1977,
and apparently they were also used for vanities and on regular passenger plates into the 1980's.