2015 ORS 815.100¹
Operation of vehicle that violates equipment rules
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of operation of a vehicle that violates state equipment administrative rules if the person drives or moves on any highway or owns and causes or knowingly permits to be driven or moved on any highway a vehicle if the vehicle or any equipment on the vehicle:

(a) Does not conform to standards established by the Department of Transportation by rule under ORS 815.030 (State vehicle equipment standards); and

(b) Does not bear thereon proof of certification that it complies with the applicable standards.

(2) Proof of certification required under this section may be made in any manner provided under ORS 815.030 (State vehicle equipment standards).

(3) This section is subject to the exemptions from this section established under ORS 815.105 (Exemptions from equipment requirements).

(4) Vehicle equipment standards established by rule under ORS 815.030 (State vehicle equipment standards) supersede any other equipment standards under the vehicle code when so provided by ORS 815.030 (State vehicle equipment standards).

(5) The offense described under this section, operation of vehicle that violates state equipment administrative rules, is a Class C traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §466; 1985 c.16 §244; 1985 c.393 §16]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 815—Vehicle Equipment Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors815.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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