2017 ORS 811.625¹
Unlawful use of disabled person parking permit
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of unlawful use of a disabled person parking permit if the person:

(a) Is not a person with a disability and is not transporting the holder of a disabled person parking permit to or from the parking location; and

(b) Uses a disabled person parking permit described under ORS 811.602 (Disabled person parking permit) or 811.606 (Parking permit for person with temporary disability) to exercise any privileges granted under ORS 811.635 (Privileges granted by disabled person parking permit other than program placard).

(2) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, unlawful use of a disabled person parking permit is a Class C traffic violation.

(3) A second or subsequent conviction for unlawful use of a disabled person parking permit is a Class A traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §681; 1987 c.187 §3; 1989 c.243 §9; 1991 c.741 §12; 1995 c.79 §374; 2001 c.367 §3; 2007 c.70 §338; 2011 c.597 §100]

Chapter 811

See also annota­tions under ORS chapter 483 in permanent edi­tion.

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

A party in viola­tion of a motor vehicle statute is neg­li­gent as a matter of law unless he introduces evidence from which the trier of fact could find that he was acting as a reasonably prudent per­son under the circumstances. Barnum v. Williams, 264 Or 71, 504 P2d 122 (1972)

Law Review Cita­tions

Under Former Similar Statute

10 WLJ 207 (1974)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 811—Rules of the Road for Drivers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors811.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 811, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano811.­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.