2015 ORS 811.637¹
Privileges granted by program placards

(1) Notwithstanding ORS 811.635 (Privileges granted by disabled person parking permit other than program placard), a program placard described under ORS 811.607 (Program placards) confers only the following privileges:

(a) It authorizes the driver of a vehicle that is being used as part of the program to which the placard was issued to park the vehicle for three hours or less in any public parking zone restricted as to the length of time permitted therein without incurring penalties for overtime parking in such zones;

(b) It authorizes the driver of a vehicle that is being used as part of the program to which the placard was issued to park the vehicle for three hours or less in any public parking zone with metered parking without being required to pay any parking meter fee; and

(c) It authorizes the driver of a vehicle that is being used as part of the program to which the placard was issued to park the vehicle for three hours or less in any parking space that is marked or signed to provide parking for persons with disabilities without violation of ORS 811.615 (Unlawful parking in space reserved for persons with disabilities), so long as the vehicle conspicuously displays the permit.

(2) The privileges granted under subsection (1) of this section do not include any of the following:

(a) Parking in zones where stopping, parking or standing of all motor vehicles is prohibited.

(b) Parking in the late evening or overnight where such parking is prohibited.

(c) Parking in zones reserved for special types of motor vehicles or activities.

(d) Parking in zones where parking is permitted only for 30 minutes or less. [1989 c.243 §13; 1999 c.779 §1; 2007 c.70 §342]

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.