2015 ORS 807.031¹
Classes of license

The following licenses grant the driving privileges described:

(1) A Class A commercial driver license authorizes a person to operate any vehicle or combination of vehicles except that the person may not operate any vehicle for which an endorsement is required unless the person obtains the endorsement.

(2) A Class B commercial driver license authorizes a person to operate any single vehicle and to tow a vehicle that is not in excess of 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating. The person may not operate any vehicle for which an endorsement is required unless the person obtains the endorsement.

(3) A Class C commercial driver license authorizes a person to operate:

(a) Any vehicle that is designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver, if the gross vehicle weight rating of the vehicle is less than 26,001 pounds and the person has the proper endorsement to operate a vehicle described in this paragraph;

(b) Any vehicle that is used in the transportation of hazardous materials if the gross vehicle weight rating of the vehicle is less than 26,001 pounds and the person has the proper endorsement; and

(c) Any vehicle that may be operated by the holder of a Class C license.

(4) A Class C driver license authorizes a person to operate any vehicle for which a commercial driver license is not required except that the person may not operate any vehicle for which an endorsement is required unless the person obtains the endorsement.

(5) A restricted Class C license authorizes a person to operate a vehicle under one of the permits described in ORS 807.200 (Types of permit) as constituting a restricted Class C license. The person may not operate any vehicle for which an endorsement is required or be granted any endorsements for the license. [1989 c.636 §12; 2003 c.14 §469; 2005 c.649 §3; 2009 c.395 §7; 2011 c.470 §6; 2015 c.716 §4]


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.