2017 ORS 821.191¹
Operation of Class I, Class II or Class IV all-terrain vehicle on highway
  • unlawful operation of Class I, Class II or Class IV all-terrain vehicle used for agricultural purposes
  • penalty

(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person may operate a Class I, Class II or Class IV all-terrain vehicle that is not otherwise properly equipped for operation on a highway on the highways of this state if:

(a) The person is using the all-terrain vehicle for transportation between ranching or farming headquarters, agricultural fields or pastures;

(b) The person holds a valid driver license;

(c) The person complies with posted speed limits, but in no event exceeds a speed of 20 miles per hour;

(d) The person operates the all-terrain vehicle as closely as is practicable to the right-hand edge of the highway, including shoulders, if any;

(e) The all-terrain vehicle is equipped with a lighted headlight and taillight; and

(f) The all-terrain vehicle displays a slow-moving vehicle emblem described under ORS 815.060 (Rules establishing standards for slow-moving vehicle emblems).

(2) A person commits the offense of unlawful operation of a Class I, Class II or Class IV all-terrain vehicle used for agricultural purposes if the person operates a Class I, Class II or Class IV all-terrain vehicle on a highway in violation of subsection (1) of this section.

(3) The offense described in subsection (2) of this section, unlawful operation of a Class I, Class II or Class IV all-terrain vehicle used for agricultural purposes, is a Class D traffic violation. [2001 c.529 §§2,3; 2007 c.207 §2; 2011 c.360 §25]

Note: 821.191 (Operation of Class I, Class II or Class IV all-terrain vehicle on highway) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 821 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Law Review Cita­tions

Under Former Similar Statute

3 EL 74-88 (1973)

Chapter 821

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Applica­tion of Article XI, sec­tion 11b of Oregon Constitu­tion to fees imposed under this chapter, (1990) Vol 46, p 447

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 821—Terrain Vehicles, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors821.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 821, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano821.­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.