Failure to remove motor vehicle from roadway
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(1) The driver of a motor vehicle commits the offense of failure to remove a motor vehicle from the roadway if, after an accident:
(a) A person has not suffered any apparent personal injury as a result of the accident;
(b) The motor vehicle is operable and does not require towing;
(c) It is safe to drive the motor vehicle to a location off of the roadway as close to the accident scene as possible; and
(d) The driver does not move the motor vehicle to a location off of the roadway as close to the accident scene as possible.
(2) The offense described in this section, failure to remove a motor vehicle from the roadway, is a Class C traffic violation. [2007 c.664 §4; 2008 c.10 §3]
Note: 811.717 (Failure to remove motor vehicle from roadway) was added to and made a part of the Oregon Vehicle Code by legislative action but was not added to ORS chapter 811 or any series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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