2015 ORS 809.525¹
Serious traffic violations
  • rules

(1) Except as provided in this section, the Department of Transportation shall suspend the commercial driving privileges of a person for a period of 60 days if:

(a) The department receives a record of a conviction of a serious traffic violation;

(b) The violation was committed within three years of the commission of another serious traffic violation for which the department received a record of a conviction; and

(c) The violations did not arise out of the same incident.

(2) The department shall suspend the commercial driving privileges of a person for a period of 120 days if:

(a) The department receives a record of a conviction of a serious traffic violation;

(b) The violation was committed within three years of the commission of two or more other serious traffic violations for which the department received records of conviction; and

(c) The violations did not arise out of the same incident.

(3) The department by rule shall designate traffic violations that constitute serious traffic violations for the purposes of this section. To the extent practicable, rules adopted by the department under this section shall be uniform with any applicable federal regulations related to offenses that constitute serious traffic violations.

(4) A report of a conviction in another jurisdiction has the same effect as if the serious traffic violation conviction had occurred in this state.

(5) A suspension imposed under this section is consecutive to any other suspension imposed under this section or ORS 809.510 (Conviction of crime), 809.530 (Violation of out-of-service order) or 809.535 (Suspension of commercial driver license for specified railroad crossing violations) if the suspensions do not arise out of the same incident. [2013 c.237 §7]

Note: See note under 809.510 (Conviction of crime).


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.
 
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