ORS 815.130¹
Improper brakes
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of having improper brakes if the person does any of the following:

(a) Drives or moves on any highway a vehicle that is not equipped with brakes that meet requirements under ORS 815.125 (Requirements and standards).

(b) Owns a vehicle and causes or knowingly permits the vehicle to be driven or moved on any highway when the vehicle is not equipped with brakes that meet the requirements under ORS 815.125 (Requirements and standards).

(2) This section is subject to the exemptions from this section established under ORS 815.135 (Exemptions from brake requirements).

(3) The offense described in this section, improper brakes, is a Class C traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §471; 1995 c.383 §25]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 815—Vehicle Equipment Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors815.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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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