ORS 821.150¹
Operation of snowmobile without driving privileges
  • civil liability
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of operation of a snowmobile without driving privileges if the person operates a snowmobile without one of the following having been issued to the person and on the person at the time the person is operating the snowmobile:

(a) A driver license.

(b) A snowmobile operator permit issued under ORS 821.160 (Snowmobile operator permit).

(2) This section does not apply to a person who is operating a snowmobile while taking a course from an instructor to obtain a snowmobile operator’s permit under ORS 821.160 (Snowmobile operator permit).

(3) In addition to other penalties provided by this section, the operator or owner of a snowmobile may be liable as provided under ORS 821.310 (Treble damages for damage to property).

(4) The offense described in this section, operation of snowmobile without driving privileges, is a Class D traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §722; 1985 c.16 §350; 1985 c.393 §41; 1995 c.383 §32]

Law Review Cita­tions

Under Former Similar Statute

3 EL 74-88 (1973)

Chapter 821

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applica­tion of Article XI, sec­tion 11b of Oregon Constitu­tion to fees imposed under this chapter, (1990) Vol 46, p 447

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 821—Off-Road Vehicles; Snowmobiles; All-Terrain Vehicles, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors821.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 821, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­821ano.­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. Currency Information