Disabled Permits - KRS 186.049

Kentucky Revised Statute 186.042 (1992)

For the purposes of this section, "persons with disabilities which limit or impair the ability to walk" means persons who, as determined by a licensed physican:

  • Cannot walk two hundred (200) feet or sixty-one (61) meters without stopping to rest;
  • Cannot walk without the use of, or assistance from, a brace, cane, crutch, another person, prosthetic device, wheelchair, or other assistant device;
  • Are restricted by lung disease to the extent that the person's forced respiratory and expiratory volume for one (1) second, when measured by spirometry, is less than one (1) liter, or the arterial oxygen tension is less than sixty (60) mm/hg on room air at rest;
  • Use portable oxygen;
  • Have a cardiac condition to the extent that the person's functional limitations are classified in severity as Class III or Class IV according to standards set by the American Heart Association; or
  • Are severely limited in their ability to walk due to an arthritic, neurological, or orthopedic condition.