2015 ORS 809.421¹
Suspensions for miscellaneous driving-related actions

(1)(a) The Department of Transportation may suspend the driving privileges of a person who:

(A) Is habitually incompetent, reckless or criminally negligent in the operation of a motor vehicle; or

(B) Commits a serious violation of the motor vehicle laws of this state.

(b) A suspension under this subsection shall continue for a period determined by the department and shall be subject to any conditions the department determines to be necessary.

(c) The department may impose an immediate suspension of driving privileges of any person described in paragraph (a) of this subsection without hearing and without receiving a record of the conviction of the person of a crime if the department has reason to believe that the person may endanger people or property if the person’s driving privileges are not immediately suspended. A suspension under this paragraph is subject to a post-imposition hearing under ORS 809.440 (Hearing and administrative review procedures).

(2) Agreements entered under ORS 802.530 (Authority of department for reciprocal agreements concerning traffic offenses) may establish grounds and procedures for the suspension of driving privileges.

(3) The department immediately may suspend the driving privileges of any person without hearing and without receiving a record of the conviction of the person of a crime if the department receives satisfactory evidence that the person has violated restrictions placed on the person’s driving privileges under ORS 807.120 (Restrictions generally). A suspension under this subsection shall be subject to a post-imposition hearing under ORS 809.440 (Hearing and administrative review procedures). A suspension under this subsection shall continue for a period determined by the department, but in no event for longer than one year, and shall be subject to any conditions the department determines to be necessary. [2003 c.402 §8]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 809—Refusal, Suspension, Cancellation and Revocation of Registration, Title, Driving Privileges and Identification Card; Vehicle Impoundment, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors809.­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.