2011 ORS § 818.090¹
Violation of maximum size limits
  • civil liability
  • penalties

Violation of maximum size limits; civil liability;

penalties. (1) A person commits the offense of violation of maximum size limits if the

person does any of the

following:

(a) Drives or moves on a highway any vehicle or combination of vehicles

that exceeds the size limits established under ORS 818.080 (Maximum size limits).

(b) Owns a vehicle or combination of vehicles and causes or permits the vehicle or combination of vehicles to be driven or moved on a highway when the vehicle or combination of vehicles exceeds the size limits established under ORS 818.080 (Maximum size limits). Operation of any vehicle or combination of vehicles in violation of this section is prima facie evidence that the owner of the vehicle or combination caused or permitted the vehicle or combination to be so operated and the owner shall be liable for any penalties imposed under subsection (4) of this section as a result of the operation.

(2) The application of this section is subject to the exemptions from this section established under ORS 818.100 (Exemptions from size limitations).

(3) Violation of the offense described in this section is subject to civil liability under ORS 818.410 (Civil liability for certain violations).

(4) The offense described in this section, violation of maximum size limits, is punishable according to the schedule of penalties established in ORS 818.420 (Penalties for certain violations). [1983 c.338 §514]