2015 ORS 814.488¹
Citations
  • exemption from requirement to pay fine

(1) If a child in violation of ORS 814.485 (Failure to wear protective headgear) is 11 years of age or younger, any citation issued shall be issued to the parent, legal guardian or person with legal responsibility for the safety and welfare of the child for violation of ORS 814.486 (Endangering bicycle operator or passenger), rather than to the child for violation of ORS 814.485 (Failure to wear protective headgear).

(2) If a child in violation of ORS 814.485 (Failure to wear protective headgear) is at least 12 years of age and is under 16 years of age, a citation may be issued to the child for violation of ORS 814.485 (Failure to wear protective headgear) or to the parent, legal guardian or person with legal responsibility for the safety and welfare of the child for violation of ORS 814.486 (Endangering bicycle operator or passenger), but not to both.

(3) The first time a person is convicted of an offense described in ORS 814.485 (Failure to wear protective headgear) or 814.486 (Endangering bicycle operator or passenger), the person shall not be required to pay a fine if the person proves to the satisfaction of the court that the person has protective headgear of a type approved under ORS 815.052 (Rules establishing standards for protective headgear). [1993 c.408 §§3c,7]

Chapter 814

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 814—Pedestrians; Passengers; Livestock; Motorized Wheelchairs; Vehicles With Fewer Than Four Wheels, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors814.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 814, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano814.­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.