2011 ORS § 815.200¹
Violation of visible emission limits
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of violation of visible emission limits if the person operates, drives and causes or permits to be driven on any highway:

(a) A motor vehicle, other than one described in paragraph (b) of this subsection, that has visible emissions exceeding visible emissions allowed under Visible Emission Standard I under ORS 815.195 (Requirements and standards).

(b) A motor vehicle powered by compression ignition, two cycle or diesel cycle engines or a vehicle excluded by order of the Environmental Quality Commission under ORS 468A.075 (Variances from air contamination rules and standards) and the vehicle has visible emissions exceeding visible emissions allowed under Visible Emission Standard II under ORS 815.195 (Requirements and standards).

(2) The exemptions from this section are established under ORS 815.205 (Exemptions from visible emission limits).

(3) The offense described in this section, violation of visible emission limits, is a Class D traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §485; 1985 c.393 §21]