2015 ORS 815.135¹
Exemptions from brake requirements

This section establishes exemptions from ORS 815.130 (Improper brakes). The exemptions under this section are in addition to any exemptions under ORS 801.026 (General exemptions). The exemptions under this section are partial or complete as described in the following:

(1) The following vehicles shall be deemed in compliance with the brake requirements if the vehicles are equipped with original manufacturer’s equipment and accessories, or their equivalent, and maintained in safe operating condition:

(a) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, vehicles of special interest that are registered under ORS 805.020 (Special interest vehicles).

(b) Antique vehicles that are registered under ORS 805.010 (Antique vehicles).

(2) Vehicles of special interest that are registered under ORS 805.020 (Special interest vehicles) and that are street rods, as defined in ORS 801.513 ("Street rod"), shall be deemed in compliance with the brake requirements if the street rods conform to ORS 815.107 (Exemption from equipment requirements for street rods).

(3) The following vehicles are exempt from the brake requirements:

(a) Road machinery.

(b) Road rollers.

(c) Farm tractors.

(d) Electric personal assistive mobility devices. [1983 c.338 §473; 1985 c.69 §2; 1997 c.402 §9; 2003 c.341 §15; 2015 c.138 §31]


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.