ORS 801.255¹
“Driving privilege”

“Driving privilege.” “Driving privilege” means the grant of authority by a jurisdiction to a person that allows that person to drive a vehicle on highways within that jurisdiction. Driving privileges grant authority to a person not to a vehicle. The driving privilege includes any such grant of authority whether or not documents are issued as evidence of the authority. In this state, driving privileges may be granted under:

(1) A license as defined under ORS 801.207 (“Commercial driver license” and “commercial driving privileges”) and 801.245 (“Driver license”).

(2) Driver permits as described in ORS 801.250 (“Driver permit”).

(3) The driving privileges established under ORS 807.020 (Exemptions from requirement to have Oregon license or permit).

(4) Any endorsement of a license or driver permit or limitations on a license or driver permit that allows a person to operate a motor vehicle. [1983 c.338 §42; 1989 c.636 §8; 2003 c.14 §458]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 801—General Provisions and Definitions for Oregon Vehicle Code, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors801.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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