Disabled Veteran

First Issue 1951?
    "DV" prefix used 1951?-1964
    "V" prefix 1965-present
   
marked "D.VETERAN" 1965-present
    used passenger plate colors through 1975
    issued in pairs through 1974
    made free to Disabled Veterans by 5/14/1979 (HB2177)


1951

"DV" prefix
white/black


1952

"DV" prefix
yellow/black


1953

"DV" prefix
black/yellow


1954

"DV" prefix
white/black


1955

"DV" prefix
black/white


1956

"DV" prefix
black/yellow


1957
"DV" prefix
white/blue


1958

"DV" prefix
blue/white


1959

"DV" prefix
white/blue


1960

"DV" prefix
blue/white


1961

"DV" prefix
red/white


1962

"DV" prefix
white/red


1963

"DV" prefix
white/green


1964

"DV" prefix
white/black


1965

"S.C.- D.VETERAN 65" top, V prefix
black/white
"DV" prefix now used for passenger (plate shown "DV-3334" IS a passenger issue)

1966

"SC D.VETERAN 66" bottom, V prefix
white/blue


1967

"SC D.VETERAN 67" top, V prefix
blue/white


1968

"19 D.VETERAN 68" bottom, V prefix
white/black


1969

"19 D.VETERAN 69" bottom, V prefix
white/blue


1970

"1670 D.VETERAN 1970" bottom, V prefix
white/green


1971

"19 D.VETERAN 71" bottom, V prefix
white/brown


1972

"19 D.VETERAN 72" bottom, V prefix
white/black


1973

"19 D.VETERAN 73" bottom, V prefix
white/blue


1974

"19 D.VETERAN 74" bottom, V prefix
white/green


1975

"19 D.VETERAN 75" bottom, V prefix
white/maroon


1976

"1776 D.VETERAN 1976" top, V prefix
blue/white


1977

"19 D.VETERAN 77" bottom, V prefix
red/white


1978

"19 D.VETERAN 78", V prefix
green/white


1979

"19 D.VETERAN 79" bottom, V prefix
black/white


1980


"19 D.VETERAN 80" top, V prefix
blue/white

1981-2010

1981 permanent issue; made free to Disabled Veterans by Legislature 5/14/79 (HB2179)

design similar to 1981-base passenger plates and Government plates
state-shape outline in background (blue) with white base color;  red numbers started at V1001

variations exist with and without a space between the V and numbers on both 4-digit and 5-digit

state-issued handicap logo sticker may be applied if owner is qualified

transitioned to flat (digitally produced numbers) in 2009, around number V22000


2011-2015

First Issue February 1, 2011
flat/screenprinted number, "V" prefix; motorcycle version available c.2008
Numbering continues from where previous design left off
No expiration stickers used. No handicapped sticker (will receive Handicapped Veteran plate)
Prior design continues to be valid.


2015-present

First Issue May 1, 2015
flat/screenprinted number, "V" prefix; motorcycle version available
Numbering continues from where previous design left off
No expiration stickers used, though stickers with X are included with the registration and not required to be placed on the plate.
No handicapped sticker (will receive Handicapped Veteran plate)
Full replacement through to be complete by 4/30/2017.