2015 ORS 801.485¹
Sidewalk

Sidewalk means the area determined as follows:

(1) On the side of a highway which has a shoulder, a sidewalk is that portion of the highway between the outside lateral line of the shoulder and the adjacent property line capable of being used by a pedestrian.

(2) On the side of a highway which has no shoulder, a sidewalk is that portion of the highway between the lateral line of the roadway and the adjacent property line capable of being used by a pedestrian. [1983 c.338 §89]

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

Requested jury instruc­tion re­gard­ing pedestrians right of way on sidewalk was properly refused where neither testimony nor exhibits demarcated adjacent prop­erty line. Nyman v. Lang, 81 Or App 361, 724 P2d 944 (1986)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 801—General Provisions and Definitions for Oregon Vehicle Code, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors801.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 801, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano801.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.