2013 ORS § 814.269¹
Failure of motorcycle operator to wear motorcycle helmet
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of failure of a motorcycle operator to wear a motorcycle helmet if the person operates a motorcycle and is not wearing a motorcycle helmet.

(2) Exemptions from this section are established in ORS 814.290 (Exemptions from motorcycle helmet requirements).

(3) The offense described in this section, failure of a motorcycle operator to wear a motorcycle helmet, is a Class D traffic violation. [1987 c.910 §2; 1995 c.492 §4]