ORS 822.215¹
Grounds for denial, suspension, revocation or refusal of certificate

The Department of Transportation may deny or refuse to issue any towing business certificate under ORS 822.205 (Certificate) or may suspend, revoke or refuse to renew any towing business certificate issued upon proof that the applicant for or holder of the certificate has done any of the following:

(1) Used fraud or deception in securing the certificate.

(2) Received in any manner or by any device any rebate or other additional fee for towing or recovery from a person who performs repairs on a vehicle who does not also own the vehicle. This subsection does not prohibit the payment of the towing fee by a person who performs repairs on a vehicle if the fee is included in the charges by that person for repairs on the vehicle.

(3) Used vehicles for the purposes of towing or recovering services that did not meet the minimum safety standards established by the department.

(4) Failed to display special towing business registration plates, stickers or indicia or identification devices for proportionally registered tow vehicles authorized under ORS 805.200 (Plates and other devices with special designs) on each vehicle used to tow or recover vehicles.

(5) Failed to maintain the amounts and types of insurance required to qualify for issuance of a towing business certificate under ORS 822.205 (Certificate).

(6) Failed to obtain any permits or authority required under any provision of ORS chapter 825 or rules adopted thereunder.

(7) Violated any provision of ORS 98.853 (Conditions allowing towing), 98.854 (Prohibitions placed on tower), 98.856 (Tower responsibility of disclosure to owner or operator of vehicle) or 98.858 (Right of owner or person in lawful possession of vehicle to redeem or inspect vehicle, contact tower and obtain property of emergency nature) or a rule adopted under ORS 98.864 (Rules). [1983 c.338 §814; 1991 c.284 §30; 1993 c.741 §145; 2007 c.538 §17; 2017 c.480 §19]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 822—Regulation of Vehicle Related Businesses, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors822.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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.
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