2015 ORS 810.260¹
Standards for installation, operation and use of traffic control signal operating devices
  • rules

(1) The Department of Transportation shall adopt standards for the installation, operation and use of traffic control signal operating devices authorized under ORS 815.445 (Authority to use traffic control signal operating devices). In adopting standards, the department shall consider the impact of traffic control signal operating devices on:

(a) Safety.

(b) The efficiency of emergency response operations.

(c) The requirements for traffic signal maintenance.

(d) The efficiency of public transit operations.

(e) Traffic flow.

(2) The Department of Transportation shall adopt rules establishing priorities and preemptive use among users of traffic control signal operating devices. The rules shall take into account:

(a) Local standards for response times to emergencies by emergency service providers; and

(b) The weight, operating speed and braking distance required for vehicles operated by all authorized users. [1997 c.507 §5]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 810—Road Authorities; Courts; Police; Other Enforcement Officials, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors810.­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.