Number plates can say a lot about an individual. Whether they served in the military or even what university they attended. But now Shelton Traffic Director Sean McGee wants diabetes sufferers to have the opioon of noting it on their number plates. McGee says when pulling someone over who's in diabetic shock, it would be hard to determine whether they are resisting arrest or in need of medical attention.
The numbr plates in a similar way to a handicap tag, would let the police know the driver is suffering from the disease.
"The officer will be able to look at the vehicle, look at the number plates and realise this person is into shock and call an ambulance" says McGee.
Now he is asking set to request that legislators consider adding the diabetes number plates to the over 150 which are already offered by the state.
If approved, the number plates would be optional for diabetics.