ORS 825.302¹
Service of process on nonresident carrier by serving the department

(1) The Department of Transportation is the true and lawful attorney upon whom all process, summons or notices in any action, suit or proceeding against each motor carrier residing or having its principal place of business outside this state may be served, when such action, suit or proceeding is caused by or relates to the operation of motor vehicles of or by such carrier within the state.

(2) The service of process, summons or notice upon such carrier may be made by leaving a copy thereof, together with a copy of the complaint or order, in the office of the department. The department shall forthwith notify such carrier of such service by letter directed to it at its residence or place of business as shown by the records of the department. [Formerly 767.495]

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).
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