ORS 825.168¹

(1) Any for-hire carrier, engaged in interstate or interstate and intrastate operations within the State of Oregon, which is or becomes qualified as a self-insurer with the United States Department of Transportation in accordance with laws of the United States applicable to self-insurance by motor carriers, is exempt, so long as such qualification remains effective, from the provisions of ORS 825.160 (Liability insurance of carriers) to 825.166 (Deposit of securities or letter of credit).

(2) The Department of Transportation may require proof of the existence and continuation of exempt status to be made by affidavit of the carrier in a form and at the times as the department may prescribe. [Formerly 767.215; 2007 c.465 §10]

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