ORS 824.234¹
Use of findings of department regarding hazards at crossings

The determinations of the Department of Transportation under ORS 824.200 (Definitions for ORS 824.200 to 824.256) to 824.256 (Expense contributed by public held in trust by railroad company) as to hazards at crossings shall not be admissible in any civil action for damages. [Formerly 763.210]

Notes of Decisions

This sec­tion did not preclude admission of testimony by employe of Public Utility Commissioner concerning statistical accident expectancy at certain railroad crossing. Williamson v. Southern Pacific Transporta­tion Co., 284 Or 11, 584 P2d 753 (1978)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 824—Railroads, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­824.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 824, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­824ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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