2015 ORS 815.245¹
Violation of minimum clearance requirements for passenger vehicles
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of violation of minimum clearance requirements for passenger vehicles if the person drives or moves on any highway or owns and causes or knowingly permits to be driven or moved on any highway any passenger motor vehicle that does not have the clearance from the surface of the roadway required by this section.

(2) A vehicle does not have the clearance from the surface of the roadway required by this section if any portion of the vehicle, other than the wheels, has less clearance from the surface of a level roadway than the clearance between the roadway and the lowest portion of any rim of any wheel in contact with the roadway.

(3) The offense described in this section, violation of minimum clearance requirements for passenger vehicles, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §495]


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.