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Taxi Scrip Disabled Eligibility Guide

Taxi Scrip Program discount fares are available to persons with disabilities who are certified by a licensed medical professional (California) as meeting definitions described in this guide. Follow the procedures below:

  1. Determine if the disability is permanent or temporary.
  2. For a temporary disability, provide duration. (e.g. : 5 weeks, 3 months, etc.)
  3. Complete in full Part III of the Taxi Scrip Program Application.
  4. Return the Taxi Scrip Program Application to: Vine Transit Center, Attn: Taxi Scrip Program, 625 Burnell
    Street, Napa, CA 94559.

Section 1: Mobility Aids
Impairments that causes an individual to use a mobility aid, with the exception of a 3 or 4 wheel scooter. Wheelchair users must be transferable.

Section 2: Musculo-skeletal
Musculo-skeletal impairment such as muscular dystrophy, osteogenesis imperfecta or rheumatism restrictions; such as therapeutic Grade III, functional Class III or anatomical State III.

Section 3: Amputation
Amputation, disability, or anatomical deformity of: (1) both hands; or (2) one hand and one foot; or amputation of lower extremity at or above the tarsal region of one or both legs. (Loss of major function due to degenerative changes associated with vascular or neurological deficits; traumatic loss of muscle mass or tendons and X-Ray evidence of body or fibrous ankylosis at an unfavorable angle, joint subluxation or instability).

Section 4: Stroke
Cerebrovascular accident with one of the following: (1) Pseudobular Palsy; or (2) functional motor deficit in any of two extremities; or (3) Ataxia affecting two extremities substantiated by appropriate cerebellar signs or proprioceptive loss.

Section 5: Pulmonary
Respiratory impairments of Class 3 or greater.

Section 6: Cardiac
Cardiovascular impairments of functional Class III, IV or therapeutic Class C, D or E.

Section 7: Dialysis
Individuals whose disability requires the use a kidney dialysis machine.

Section 8: Vision
Individuals whose vision in the better eye, after best correction, is 20/200 or less; or those individuals
whose visual field is contracted (commonly known as tunnel vision).

Section 9: Hearing
Deafness or hearing incapacity that makes an individual unable to communicate or hear warning signals (hearing loss is 70 dba or greater in the 500, 1000, 2000 Hz ranges).

Section 10: Incoordination
Individuals suffering faulty coordination of palsy from brain, spinal, or peripheral nerve injury; and any person with a functional nerve injury; and any person with a functional motor deficit in any two limbs; or who suffers manifestations that significantly reduce mobility, coordination, and perceptiveness not accounted for in previous categories.

Section 11: Developmental Disability
Refers to subaverage general intellectual functioning which originates during the developmental period and is associated with impairment in adaptive behavior.

Section 12: Cerebral Palsy
A disorder dating from birth or early infancy, non-progressive, although if not treated there is marked regression in functioning characterized by examples of aberrations of motor functions and often other manifestations of organic brain damage such as sensory disorders, seizures, mental retardation, learning difficulty, and behavioral disorders.

Section 13: Epilepsy/Convulsive Disorder
A disorder involving impairment of consciousness, characterized by major motor seizures substantiated by EEG, occurring more frequently than once a month in spite of prescribed treatment.

Section 14: Infantile Autism
A syndrome described as consisting of withdrawal, very inadequate social relationships, language disturbance, and monotonously repetitive motor behavior.

Section 15: Neurological Disabilities
A syndrome characterized by learning, perpetual and/or behavioral disorders of an individual who’s IQ is not less than two standard deviations below the norm. These characteristics exist as a result of brain dysfunctions, neurological disorder, or any damage to the central nervous system, whether due to genetic, hereditary, accident, or illness factors. Includes persons with severe gait problems who are restricted in mobility.

Section 16: Mental Disorders
Mental impairment substantially limiting one or more of major life activities.

Section 17: Chronic Progressive Debilitating Disorders

Section 18: DMV Handicap Placard
Individuals possessing a DMV Handicap placard ID card are eligible. A photocopy of their DMV placard is required.