2011 ORS § 801.455¹
School activity vehicle
School activity vehicle means a vehicle, other than a school bus, that is used to transport students to or from authorized school activities and that is not described by any of the following:
(1) A vehicle subject to ORS 825.100 (Certificate or permit required for commercial transportation of persons or property on public highways) or a vehicle under regulation of the United States Department of Transportation or the Interstate Commerce Commission.
(2) A vehicle, commonly known as a private passenger car or private passenger van, that is used by the owner of the vehicle or a relative of the owner of the vehicle for personal transportation of students to or from school activities and is not used for compensation except for the sharing of expenses in a ridesharing arrangement or reimbursement of mileage.
(3) A vehicle that is exempted from regulation as a school activity vehicle under ORS 820.150 (Rules for exemption of certain vehicles from Oregon Vehicle Code). [1985 c.420 §3; 1995 c.733 §80]