2017 ORS 816.220¹
Exempt-vehicle safety lighting equipment

Each of the following is a requirement for exempt-vehicle safety lighting equipment:

(1) Exempt-vehicle safety lighting equipment shall consist of at least two lighted lights or lanterns.

(2) The following are the colors for the indicated type of exempt-vehicle safety lighting equipment indicated:

(a) The exempt-vehicle safety lighting equipment that exhibits a light to the front of the vehicle shall exhibit a white light in that direction.

(b) The exempt-vehicle safety lighting equipment that exhibits a light to the rear of the vehicle shall exhibit a red light in that direction.

(3) At least one piece of exempt-vehicle safety lighting equipment shall exhibit a light visible to the front of the vehicle and at least one shall exhibit a light visible to the rear of the vehicle.

(4) Exempt-vehicle safety lighting equipment shall be visible from a distance of 500 feet from the direction that the light is required to be visible. [1983 c.338 §458 (19); 1985 c.16 §240 (19); 1985 c.69 §1 (19); 1985 c.71 §4 (19); 1985 c.393 §13 (19); 1985 c.420 §6 (19)]

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Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

Statutory require­ments for lighting of motor vehicles apply to a tractor when operated on a highway, even when the tractor is crossing the highway at right angles to the flow of traffic. Beglau v. Albertus, 272 Or 170, 536 P2d 1251 (1975)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 816—Vehicle Equipment: Lights, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors816.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 816, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano816.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.