2015 ORS 815.185¹
Operation without proper fenders or mudguards
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of operation without proper fenders or mudguards 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 without fenders or mudguards as required by ORS 815.182 (Kinds of fenders or mudguards required for specified vehicles), or if the fenders or mudguards fail to meet the standards for fenders and mudguards established under ORS 815.180 (Standards).

(2) Exemptions to this section are established under ORS 815.190 (Exemptions from mudguard and fender requirements).

(3) If a person who is cited for violation of the offense under this section submits evidence satisfactory to the court that the fenders or mudguards on the vehicle subject to the citation have been added, repaired or replaced to comply with the requirements of ORS 815.180 (Standards) and 815.182 (Kinds of fenders or mudguards required for specified vehicles), the court shall dismiss the charge for violation of the offense without penalty to the person.

(4) The offense described in this section, operation without proper fenders or mudguards, is a Class C traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §482; 1985 c.16 §251; 1993 c.314 §4; 1995 c.383 §26]


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.