2015 ORS 815.285¹
Failure to carry roadside vehicle warning devices
  • exemptions
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of failure to carry roadside vehicle warning devices if:

(a) The person drives or moves on any highway or owns and causes or knowingly permits to be driven or moved on any highway any vehicle subject to the requirements to use roadside vehicle warning devices under ORS 811.530 (Failure to post warnings for disabled vehicle); and

(b) The vehicle does not carry such roadside vehicle warning devices as the Department of Transportation may require under ORS 815.035 (Rules for standards for roadside warning devices).

(2) This section does not apply to any of the following:

(a) Vehicles that are not subject to the requirements to use roadside vehicle warning devices under ORS 811.530 (Failure to post warnings for disabled vehicle).

(b) At any time between sunrise and sunset.

(c) To any vehicles operated within a business district or residence district.

(3) The offense described in this section, failure to carry roadside vehicle warning devices, is a Class C traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §503; 1985 c.16 §261; 1985 c.393 §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.