ORS 816.020¹
Motor carriers under jurisdiction of Department of Transportation

With respect to motor carriers operated under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation, the department may adopt standard specifications at variance with the requirements and standards for vehicle lighting equipment under ORS 811.515 (When lights must be displayed) to 811.525 (Exemptions from requirements for use of lights) or 816.040 (Lighting equipment standards) to 816.370 (Exemptions from lighting equipment prohibitions) whenever standard specifications adopted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration are different from those established by those sections. The standard specifications so adopted by the department shall conform to standard specifications adopted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for vehicles operating in interstate commerce. [1983 c.338 §448; 1985 c.16 §235; 1995 c.733 §89; 2003 c.158 §18]

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Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

Statutory require­ments for lighting of motor vehicles apply to a tractor when operated on a highway, even when the tractor is crossing the highway at right angles to the flow of traffic. Beglau v. Albertus, 272 Or 170, 536 P2d 1251 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 816—Vehicle Equipment: Lights, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors816.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 816, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­816ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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