2015 ORS 811.630¹
Misuse of program placard
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of misuse of a program placard if the person:

(a) Is the driver of a vehicle that is being used as part of a program for the transportation of persons with disabilities; and

(b) Uses a program placard described under ORS 811.607 (Program placards) for any purpose other than exercising privileges granted under ORS 811.637 (Privileges granted by program placards).

(2) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, misuse of a program placard is a Class C traffic violation.

(3) A second or subsequent conviction for misuse of a program placard is a Class A traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §682; 1987 c.187 §4; 1989 c.243 §10; 2001 c.367 §4; 2007 c.70 §339; 2011 c.597 §101]

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 (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 811, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano811.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.