2017 ORS 818.330¹
Exemptions from prohibition on dragging objects on highway

This section establishes exemptions from ORS 818.320 (Dragging objects on highway). The exemptions in this section are in addition to any under ORS 801.026 (General exemptions). Exemptions are partial or complete as described in the following:

(1) Operations authorized under terms of a permit issued under ORS 818.240 (Dragging permit) are subject to the terms of the permit. It shall be a defense to any charge of violation of ORS 818.320 (Dragging objects on highway) if the person so charged produces a permit issued under ORS 818.240 (Dragging permit) authorizing the operation issued prior to and valid at the time of the offense.

(2) ORS 818.320 (Dragging objects on highway) does not apply on any way, thoroughfare or place owned by a district formed under ORS chapters 545, 547, 551 or a corporation formed under ORS chapter 554.

(3) ORS 818.320 (Dragging objects on highway) does not apply on any road, thoroughfare or property in private ownership or any road or thoroughfare, other than a state highway or county road, used pursuant to any agreement with any agency of the United States or with a licensee of such agency or both. [1983 c.338 §527; 1987 c.158 §174]

Chapter 818

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statute

County crim­i­nal liability for oversized county road maintenance vehicles operating on county road only, (1981) Vol 42, p 98

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 818—Vehicle Limits, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors818.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 818, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano818.­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.