2015 ORS 807.122¹
Restrictions on operation with provisional driver license

(1) The Department of Transportation shall place the following restrictions on a provisional driver license issued under ORS 807.065 (Additional eligibility requirements for persons under 18 years of age):

(a) Except as provided in subsections (2) to (4) of this section, for the first six months after issuance of the license, the holder of the license may not operate a motor vehicle that is carrying a passenger under 20 years of age who is not a member of the holder’s immediate family. For the second six months, the holder of the license may not operate a motor vehicle that is carrying more than three passengers who are under 20 years of age and who are not members of the holder’s immediate family.

(b) For the first year after issuance of the license, the holder of the license may not operate a motor vehicle between the hours of 12 midnight and 5 a.m. except when:

(A) The holder is driving between the holder’s home and place of employment;

(B) The holder is driving between the holder’s home and a school event for which no other transportation is available;

(C) The holder is driving for employment purposes; or

(D) The holder is accompanied by a licensed driver who is at least 25 years of age.

(2) Subsection (1)(a) of this section does not apply to the holder of a provisional driver license who:

(a) Is employed by a farmer, rancher or orchardist;

(b) Is operating, solely for employment purposes, a motor vehicle that is owned by the employer and for which financial responsibility requirements of ORS 806.060 (Methods of compliance) have been met;

(c) Is transporting passengers who are employed by the same employer as the driver and who are being transported solely for employment purposes;

(d) Is not transporting more passengers than the number of available seat belts; and

(e) Has in the vehicle a written statement signed by the employer certifying that the driver is employed by the employer and that there is no other option for transporting the employees.

(3) Subsection (1)(a) of this section does not apply to the holder of a provisional driver license who is 16 or 17 years of age and who is operating a motor vehicle with:

(a) An instructor in the vehicle as part of a certified traffic safety education course; or

(b) A person in the vehicle who has valid driving privileges and who is the parent or stepparent of the holder of the license.

(4) Subsection (1) of this section does not apply to the holder of a provisional driver license who is 18 years of age or older. [1999 c.328 §3; 2001 c.410 §6; 2001 c.608 §1; 2003 c.14 §475; 2003 c.767 §1; 2013 c.68 §1]


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.