2015 ORS 801.590¹
"Vehicle"

"Vehicle" means any device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway and includes vehicles that are propelled or powered by any means. "Vehicle" does not include a manufactured structure. [1983 c.338 §109; 2003 c.655 §94]

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

Defendant's unlawful use of fork lift truck constituted unlawful use of "vehicle," notwithstanding that truck was used for farm opera­tions and was not licensed for opera­tion on public roads. State v. Essig, 31 Or App 639, 571 P2d 170 (1977), Sup Ct review denied


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.