2013 ORS § 805.400¹
Proportional registration for farm vehicles
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(1) Any person who qualifies under ORS 805.310 (Qualifications for registration) for farm vehicle registration under ORS 805.300 (Farm vehicle registration) may choose to register farm qualified vehicles under the proportional registration provisions of ORS 826.009 (Proportional registration of commercial vehicles) or 826.011 (Proportional fleet registration) in lieu of registering the vehicles under the farm vehicle registration provisions of ORS 805.300 (Farm vehicle registration). Except as otherwise provided in this section, farm vehicles registered under ORS 826.009 (Proportional registration of commercial vehicles) or 826.011 (Proportional fleet registration) are subject to the same requirements, conditions and privileges as other vehicles registered under those sections. Farm vehicle proportional registration is subject to the following:

(a) In addition to any application for registration required by ORS 826.009 (Proportional registration of commercial vehicles) or 826.011 (Proportional fleet registration), the applicant must submit an application to the Department of Transportation certified by the applicant and containing the information specified in ORS 805.320 (Application for registration) for farm vehicle registration.

(b) The department shall issue appropriate identification devices for proportionally registered farm vehicles. The design for such devices shall be determined by the department by rule and the fees for such devices are as provided in ORS 803.577 (Fee for identification device for proportionally registered vehicle).

(c) An identification device for proportionally registered farm vehicles is subject to cancellation as provided in ORS 805.410 (Department investigation of farm vehicle proportional registration application).

(2) The following provisions apply to a vehicle that has been issued farm vehicle proportional registration:

(a) The vehicle may be used only for purposes described in ORS 805.390 (Permitted uses of farm-registered vehicles). Violation of this paragraph is punishable as provided in ORS 805.350 (Violation of farm registration limits) for violation of farm registration limits.

(b) The vehicle is exempt from or subject to regulation under ORS chapter 825 to the same extent and in the same manner as provided in ORS 825.024 (Applicability to farm vehicles) for vehicles registered under ORS 805.300 (Farm vehicle registration). [1985 c.668 §18; 1989 c.43 §34; 1991 c.284 §23; 1991 c.407 §37; 1993 c.751 §111]