2013 ORS § 809.419¹
Suspensions for physical or mental condition or impairment

(1)(a) The Department of Transportation shall suspend the driving privileges of a person if the department requests the person to submit to examination under ORS 807.340 (Reestablishment of eligibility) and the person fails to appear within a reasonable length of time after being notified to do so or fails to satisfactorily complete the required examination. A suspension under this subsection shall continue until the examination required by the department is successfully completed or until the person voluntarily surrenders the persons driving privileges to the department based upon the persons recognition that the person is no longer competent to drive.

(b) Upon suspension under this subsection, the department may issue an identification card to the person for identification purposes as described under ORS 807.400 (Issuance).

(2) The department shall suspend the driving privileges of a person if the department requests the person to obtain medical clearance under ORS 807.070 (Examinations) or 807.090 (Establishing eligibility notwithstanding mental or physical condition or impairment) and the person fails to do so. The suspension under this subsection shall continue until the required medical clearance is received by the department or until the person voluntarily surrenders the persons driving privileges to the department based upon the persons recognition that the person is no longer competent to drive.

(3)(a) The department may suspend the driving privileges of a person who is incompetent to drive a motor vehicle because of a mental or physical condition or impairment that affects the persons ability to safely operate a motor vehicle upon the highways.

(b) A suspension under this subsection shall be subject to any conditions the department determines to be necessary and shall continue for a period determined by the department or until the person voluntarily surrenders the persons driving privileges to the department based upon the persons recognition that the person is no longer competent to drive.

(c) The department may impose an immediate suspension of driving privileges of any person described in paragraph (a) of this subsection without hearing and without receiving a record of the conviction of the person of a crime if the department has reason to believe that the person may endanger people or property if the persons driving privileges are not immediately suspended. A suspension under this paragraph is subject to a post-imposition hearing under ORS 809.440 (Hearing and administrative review procedures). A person who is denied eligibility under ORS 807.090 (Establishing eligibility notwithstanding mental or physical condition or impairment) is entitled to a hearing under ORS 809.440 (Hearing and administrative review procedures).

(4)(a) Whenever the department has reason to believe an individual with a motorcycle endorsement under ORS 807.170 (Requirements for issuance) is incompetent to operate a motorcycle, the department may revoke the endorsement.

(b) Upon revocation under this subsection, the endorsed license shall be surrendered to the department.

(c) Upon surrender of the endorsed license, the department may issue a license without endorsement for the unexpired period of the license.

(5) Upon notification by the superintendent of a hospital under ORS 807.700 (Notification to department as to released persons with mental retardation or mental illness who are licensed operators) that a person should not drive, the department shall immediately suspend the driving privileges of the released person. A suspension under this subsection is subject to administrative review under ORS 809.440 (Hearing and administrative review procedures) and shall continue until such time as the person produces a judicial judgment of competency or a certificate from the superintendent of the hospital that the person is competent, or establishes eligibility under ORS 807.090 (Establishing eligibility notwithstanding mental or physical condition or impairment).

(6) Upon notification by a court under ORS 810.375 (Duties of judges or court clerks) that a person charged with a traffic offense has been found guilty except for insanity and committed to the jurisdiction of the Psychiatric Security Review Board or the Oregon Health Authority under ORS 161.315 (Right of state to obtain mental examination of defendant) to 161.351 (Discharge by agency), the department shall immediately suspend the driving privileges of the person. A suspension under this subsection is subject to administrative review under ORS 809.440 (Hearing and administrative review procedures) and shall continue until such time as the person establishes eligibility under ORS 807.090 (Establishing eligibility notwithstanding mental or physical condition or impairment). [2003 c.402 §7; 2003 c.576 §566b; 2005 c.140 §4; 2007 c.195 §3; 2011 c.126 §1; 2011 c.708 §29]