2007 ORS 816.290¹
End load lights

Each of the following is a requirement for end load lights:

(1) The lights shall be red in color.

(2) The lights shall be either a lighted light or lantern.

(3) The lights shall be placed at the extreme rear end of a load.

(4) The lights shall be plainly visible from a distance of at least 500 feet to the sides and rear of the vehicle. [1983 c.338 §458 (26); 1985 c.16 §240 (26); 1985 c.69 §1 (26); 1985 c.71 §4 (26); 1985 c.393 §13 (26); 1985 c.420 §6 (26)]

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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/­ors/­816.­html (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).
 
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.