2017 ORS 809.610¹
Restriction of driving privileges
  • notice
  • meeting

(1) When the Department of Transportation receives an abstract of the conviction under ORS 810.375 (Duties of judges or court clerks), and the conviction is the second one of those described by ORS 809.600 (Kinds of offenses and number of convictions) (1) for the person or the 19th of those described by ORS 809.600 (Kinds of offenses and number of convictions) (2) for the person, the department may restrict the person’s driving privileges and shall send the person notice of the restrictions by first class mail.

(2) A person notified under subsection (1) of this section of restrictions placed on the person’s driving privileges may request a meeting with a representative of the department to determine whether the restrictions may be lifted. [1985 c.16 §181; 1989 c.15 §1; 1999 c.1051 §284; 2001 c.104 §303; 2001 c.494 §6]

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

Dismissal of pre­vi­ous complaint alleging defendant was habitual traffic offender barred sec­ond complaint alleging same cause of ac­tion where court has signed order which adjudged defendant was not habitual traffic offender. State ex rel MVD v. Henigan, 37 Or App 135, 586 P2d 395 (1978)

Neither Article I, sec­tion 11 of the Oregon Constitu­tion or the Sixth Amend­ment to the United States Constitu­tion require appoint­ment of counsel for indigent defendants in habitual traffic offender pro­ceed­ings. State v. Rhoades, 54 Or App 254, 634 P2d 806 (1981), Sup Ct review denied

There is no limita­tion period for pro­ceed­ings under the Habitual Traffic Offenders Act. State v. Renteria, 59 Or App 619, 651 P2d 1362 (1982)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statute

Convic­tions prior to 1973 Habitual Traffic Offenders Act, (1974) Vol 36, p 859

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 (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 809, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano809.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.