ORS 825.032¹
Nonapplicability of economic regulation to specified vehicles

Except as otherwise provided in this section, this chapter does not apply to the persons or vehicles described in this section. The provisions of ORS 825.250 (Stop for inspection), 825.252 (Safety regulations relating to drivers or operators), 825.254 (Limitation on movement of vehicles to particular days of week), 825.256 (Rules for transportation of infectious waste), 825.258 (Rules for transportation of hazardous waste, hazardous material and PCB), 825.260 (Impoundment of vehicles unlawfully transporting hazardous wastes or substances), 825.950 (Civil penalty for violation of this chapter, ORS chapter 818 or 826, or rule or order of department), 825.955 (Civil penalty for violation of provisions relating to driver equipment compliance form or drug and alcohol testing program), 825.960 (Department action against employer when department receives notification of violation of out-of-service order) and 825.990 (Criminal penalties) apply to the following persons and vehicles:

(1) A vehicle owned or operated by a person prior to the time the vehicle is placed in commercial operation.

(2) A person transporting the person’s own commercial fishing boat if the combined weight of the vehicle, trailer and boat is 15,000 pounds or less.

(3) A vehicle being used for the purposes of forest protection and fire suppression if the vehicle is necessary in order to comply with ORS 477.615 (Additional water supply and equipment) or 477.650 (Stationary internal combustion engines) or a similar federal statute, including but not limited to a vehicle being moved to or from the forest protection district operation area. [2003 c.589 §4]

Chapter 825

(formerly chapter 767)

Notes of Decisions

Political subdivisions subject to pro­vi­sions of Public Contracts and Purchasing Law, [former] ORS chapter 279, are not re­quired to comply with it before entering into contracts for supplies or services of public utilities whose rates are regulated pursuant to this chapter (formerly ORS chapter 767). Bower Trucking and Whse. Co. v. Multnomah Cty., 35 Or App 427, 582 P2d 439 (1978)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Nonprofit opera­tion of van pools, (1978) Vol 38, p 1780

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 825—Motor Carriers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors825.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 825, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano825.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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. Currency Information