ORS 815.040¹
Standards for window and windshield material

(1) The Department of Transportation shall establish standards for safety glazing material used in vehicle windows and windshields including standards for any glazing material so constructed, treated or combined with other materials as to reduce substantially, in comparison to ordinary sheet or plate glass, the likelihood of injury to persons by broken or cracked glass or by objects from external sources.

(2) The standards established under this section shall conform, insofar as practical, to safety standards and specifications for safety glazing material issued by the federal government.

(3) Prohibitions and penalties relating to the standards established under this section are provided under ORS 815.090 (Replacement of vehicle windows with unapproved material) and 815.210 (Operation of vehicle without approved material in windows).

(4) The standards established under this section may not restrict the installation and use of window tinting material that meets the requirements of ORS 815.221 (Tinting). [1983 c.338 §440; 1989 c.402 §3; 1995 c.263 §5; 2003 c.14 §498; 2003 c.158 §3]

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.
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