ORS 816.070¹
Passing lights

(1) As used in this section, "passing lights" means high beam auxiliary lights.

(2) When passing lights are used in combination with headlights, the combination of lights shall be arranged on the vehicle so that the selection between distributions of light projected to different elevations may be selected by the driver at will or so that the selection can be made automatically.

(3) Passing lights shall be wired in accordance with rules adopted by the Department of Transportation.

(4) Passing lights shall be aimed in accordance with rules adopted by the department.

(5) Passing lights shall show a white light forward. [1983 c.338 §458 (4); 1985 c.16 §240 (4); 1985 c.69 §1 (4); 1985 c.71 §4 (4); 1985 c.393 §13 (4); 1985 c.420 §6 (4); 2003 c.158 §22]

Chapter 816

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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