ORS 815.010¹
Compliance with standards for equipment
  • federal standards to supersede state

(1) Testing requirements for equipment standards adopted under the vehicle code shall be met by the manufacturer submitting a report from a laboratory approved by the Department of Transportation showing compliance with the current federal regulations or the standards of the Society of Automotive Engineers, the American National Standards Institute or the National Institute of Standards and Technology. This subsection supersedes any provision to the contrary in the vehicle code.

(2) A federal vehicle safety standard that conflicts with an equipment provision of the vehicle code applicable to the same aspect of performance shall supersede that specific provision of the vehicle code with respect to vehicles in compliance with the federal vehicle safety standard that was in effect at the time of sale. [1983 c.338 §435; 1985 c.16 §228; 1989 c.402 §2; 1991 c.67 §221; 2003 c.14 §497; 2003 c.158 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 815—Vehicle Equipment Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors815.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information