2015 ORS 815.105¹
Exemptions from equipment requirements

This section establishes exemptions from ORS 815.030 (State vehicle equipment standards) and 815.100 (Operation of vehicle that violates equipment rules). Exemptions under this section are in addition to any exemptions under ORS 801.026 (General exemptions). Exemptions under this section are partial or complete as described in the following:

(1) Vehicles of special interest that are registered under ORS 805.020 (Special interest vehicles) are deemed to comply with ORS 815.030 (State vehicle equipment standards) and 815.100 (Operation of vehicle that violates equipment rules) if:

(a) The vehicles are equipped with original manufacturer’s equipment and accessories, or their equivalent, and are maintained in safe operating condition; or

(b) The vehicles are street rods that conform to ORS 815.107 (Exemption from equipment requirements for street rods).

(2) Road machinery, road rollers, implements of husbandry, farm trailers and farm tractors are exempt from ORS 815.030 (State vehicle equipment standards) and 815.100 (Operation of vehicle that violates equipment rules).

(3) Antique vehicles are exempt from ORS 815.030 (State vehicle equipment standards) and 815.100 (Operation of vehicle that violates equipment rules) if the vehicles are maintained as collectors’ items and used for exhibitions, parades, club activities and similar uses, but not used primarily for the transportation of persons or property.

(4) Motorized wheelchairs are exempt from ORS 815.030 (State vehicle equipment standards) and 815.100 (Operation of vehicle that violates equipment rules) when used as permitted under ORS 811.440 (When motor vehicles may operate on bicycle lane).

(5) Racing activity vehicles are exempt from ORS 815.030 (State vehicle equipment standards) and 815.100 (Operation of vehicle that violates equipment rules). [1983 c.338 §467; 1985 c.16 §245; 1989 c.402 §7; 1991 c.417 §5; 1997 c.402 §7; 2007 c.693 §10]


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.
 
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.