2011 ORS § 816.300¹
Operation with nonstandard lighting equipment
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of operation with nonstandard lighting equipment if the person does any of the following:

(a) Drives or moves on any highway any vehicle equipped with lighting equipment described under ORS 816.040 (Lighting equipment standards) to 816.290 (End load lights) that does not meet the standards required for the equipment under ORS 816.040 (Lighting equipment standards) to 816.290 (End load lights).

(b) Owns a vehicle or combination of vehicles and causes or knowingly permits the vehicle or combination of vehicles to be driven or moved on any highway when the vehicle or combination is equipped with lighting equipment described under ORS 816.040 (Lighting equipment standards) to 816.290 (End load lights) that does not meet the standards required for the equipment under ORS 816.040 (Lighting equipment standards) to 816.290 (End load lights).

(2) The application of this section is subject to the exemptions from this section established under ORS 816.310 (Exemptions from lighting equipment requirements).

(3) The offense described in this section, operation with nonstandard lighting equipment, is a Class C traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §457; 1985 c.393 §12]