2017 ORS 821.290¹
Dangerous operation of snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle
  • civil liability
  • penalty

(1) A person commits the offense of dangerous operation of a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle if the person does any of the following:

(a) Operates a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle at a rate of speed greater than reasonable and proper under the existing conditions.

(b) Operates a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle in a negligent manner so as to endanger the person or property of another or to cause injury or damage to either.

(2) In addition to other penalties provided by this section, the owner or operator of a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle may be liable as provided under ORS 821.310 (Treble damages for damage to property).

(3) The offense described in this section, dangerous operation of a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §734; 1985 c.459 §36; 1987 c.587 §18; 1989 c.991 §18]

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.