2015 ORS 807.018¹
Persons considered to hold commercial driving privileges

(1) Except as provided in subsections (2) and (3) of this section, a person holds commercial driving privileges for the purposes of the Oregon Vehicle Code if the person’s most recently issued driver license or driver permit is or was a commercial driver license or commercial learner driver permit issued by the Department of Transportation or the licensing agency of another jurisdiction, without regard to whether:

(a) The person’s commercial driver license has expired; or

(b) The person’s commercial driving privileges are suspended, canceled or revoked.

(2) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, a person does not hold commercial driving privileges for the purposes of the Oregon Vehicle Code if:

(a) The person has voluntarily surrendered commercial driving privileges and has been issued a noncommercial driver license or driver permit by the department or the licensing agency of another jurisdiction; or

(b) The person’s commercial learner driver permit has expired and the person’s most recently issued driver license was not a commercial driver license.

(3) A person holds commercial driving privileges for the purposes of the Oregon Vehicle Code if:

(a) The person’s commercial driving privileges have been suspended, canceled or revoked by the department or the licensing agency of another jurisdiction; and

(b) The person has been issued a hardship permit under ORS 807.240 (Hardship permit) or a comparable law of another jurisdiction that authorizes the person to drive noncommercial motor vehicles. [2013 c.237 §3]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 807—Driving Privileges and Identification Cards, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors807.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.
 
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.