Chapter 820 — Special Provisions for Certain Vehicles

 

2017 EDITION

 

 

SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES

 

OREGON VEHICLE CODE

 

WORKER TRANSPORT AND OTHER VEHICLES

 

820.010     Vehicles subject to safety regulation; Department of Consumer and Business Services jurisdiction; rules

 

820.020     Vehicles other than worker transport vehicles that are subject to safety regulation

 

820.030     Safety code; rules; standards; tentative draft; hearings; notice; amendment

 

820.040     Inspection of vehicles

 

820.050     Orders regarding noncomplying vehicles or drivers

 

820.060     Safety requirement; owner violation of worker transport vehicle safety code; penalty

 

820.070     Driver violation of worker transport vehicle safety code; penalty

 

SCHOOL VEHICLES

 

820.100     Adoption of safety standards for construction and equipment of school vehicles

 

820.105     School bus stop arms

 

820.110     Rules and standards for driver qualification and training and accident reports

 

820.120     Rules and standards for school vehicle inspection

 

820.130     School bus registration

 

820.140     Revocation of registration

 

820.150     Rules and standards for exemption of certain vehicles from Oregon Vehicle Code

 

820.160     Illegal display of school bus markings; penalty

 

820.170     Improper school bus markings; penalty

 

820.180     Unsafe school vehicle operation; penalty

 

820.190     Minor operating school vehicle; penalty

 

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

 

820.200     Minor operating public passenger vehicle; penalty

 

820.210     Registration exemptions for golf carts and similar vehicles

 

820.220     Operation of low-speed vehicle in prohibited area; penalty

 

AMBULANCES AND EMERGENCY VEHICLES

 

(Application of Traffic Laws)

 

820.300     Exemptions from traffic laws

 

820.320     Illegal operation of emergency vehicle or ambulance; penalty

 

(Records)

 

820.330     Failure to make, maintain and make available ambulance records; exemption; penalty

 

820.340     Contents of ambulance records

 

(Equipment)

 

820.350     Ambulance warning lights

 

820.360     Illegal ambulance lighting equipment; exemption; penalty

 

820.370     Ambulance or emergency vehicle sirens

 

820.380     Illegal ambulance or emergency vehicle sirens; exemption; penalty

 

IMPLEMENTS OF HUSBANDRY

 

820.400     Unlawful operation of implement of husbandry; penalty

 

MANUFACTURED STRUCTURES

 

820.520     Travel or special use trailer assessed as manufactured structure; effect of ceasing to be used as permanent home

 

820.570     Violating trip permit requirements for manufactured structures; penalty

 

WORKER TRANSPORT AND OTHER VEHICLES

 

      820.010 Vehicles subject to safety regulation; Department of Consumer and Business Services jurisdiction; rules. (1) A motor vehicle is subject to safety regulation under ORS 820.030 to 820.070, if the vehicle is furnished by an employer and is used to transport one or more workers to and from their places of employment. All of the following apply to this subsection:

      (a) The employer must be an individual who employs or uses two or more workers.

      (b) The workers employed or transported may be any individuals who are employed for any period in any work for which the workers are compensated, whether full- or part-time.

      (c) The place of employment to and from which the vehicle is used to transport workers must be a location where one or more workers are actually performing the labor incident to their employment.

      (d) Vehicles may include passenger automobiles operated by or on behalf of employers.

      (2) If vehicles described in this section are worker transport buses, the vehicles may be subject to additional regulation for the use of bus safety lights under ORS 811.520 and 816.300 in addition to safety measures under ORS 811.155.

      (3) The Department of Consumer and Business Services has concurrent jurisdiction with the Department of Transportation in the adoption, under ORS 820.030, of rules relating to vehicles described in this section and in the enforcement of those rules under ORS 820.040 and 820.050 as applied to vehicles described in this section.

      (4) Vehicles described in this section are in addition to any vehicles subjected to regulation under ORS 820.020. [1983 c.338 §738; 1985 c.16 §355; 2015 c.138 §40]

 

      820.020 Vehicles other than worker transport vehicles that are subject to safety regulation. Vehicles used in transportation of persons for hire by a nonprofit entity are subject to safety regulation under ORS 820.030 to 820.070 in addition to worker transport vehicles subjected to such regulation under ORS 820.010. [1983 c.338 §739; 1989 c.992 §23; 2015 c.283 §9]

 

      820.030 Safety code; rules; standards; tentative draft; hearings; notice; amendment. The Department of Transportation shall make and enforce reasonable rules relating to vehicles described under ORS 820.010 and 820.020. Authority for enforcement of the rules is established under ORS 820.040 to 820.070. The rules shall be embodied in a safety code and the safety code is subject to all of the following:

      (1) The safety code shall establish minimum standards for all of the following aspects of the safety and operation of vehicles described under ORS 820.010 and 820.020:

      (a) For the construction and mechanical equipment of a motor vehicle, including its coupling devices, lighting devices and reflectors, motor exhaust system, rear-vision mirrors, service and parking brakes, steering mechanism, tires, warning and signaling devices and windshield wipers.

      (b) For the operation of a motor vehicle, including driving rules, loading and carrying freight and passengers, maximum daily hours of service by drivers, minimum age and skill of drivers, physical condition of drivers, refueling, road warning devices and the transportation of gasoline and explosives.

      (c) For the safety of passengers in a motor vehicle, including emergency exits, fire extinguishers, first aid kits, means of ingress and egress, side walls, and a tailgate or other means of retaining freight and passengers within the motor vehicle.

      (2) Before formulating a draft of the safety code, the department shall invite the participation of interested state agencies and representative business, farm, labor and safety organizations. These groups may make suggestions relating to the minimum standards to be embodied in the safety code. The department shall consider the suggestions and prepare a tentative draft of the safety code.

      (3) The following apply to hearings on a tentative draft under this section:

      (a) Upon the fixing of dates and places for hearings to consider the tentative draft, the department:

      (A) Shall cause notices of the hearings to be published in one or more daily newspapers of general circulation published and circulated in the City of Portland and in such other newspapers of general circulation in this state as will give wide notices of the hearings; and

      (B) Shall cause copies of the tentative draft to be widely distributed among representative business, farm, labor and safety organizations and among interested individuals.

      (b) Any individuals or groups may participate in the hearings, and submit their comments and suggestions relating to the minimum standards embodied in the tentative draft.

      (4) Notice of the adoption and issuance of the safety code shall be given in the same manner as notices of the hearings.

      (5) The department shall cause copies of the safety code and amendments thereto to be widely distributed among interested state agencies, among representative business, farm, labor and safety organizations and among interested individuals.

      (6) The department may amend the safety code at any time upon its own motion or upon complaint by any individual or group, in the same manner as the safety code was prepared, adopted and distributed under this section.

      (7) No defect or inaccuracy in a notice or in the publication thereof shall invalidate the safety code or any amendment thereto adopted and issued by the department. [1983 c.338 §740; 1985 c.16 §356]

 

      820.040 Inspection of vehicles. (1) The Department of Transportation, in enforcing the safety code established under ORS 820.030, may inspect any vehicle that is described under ORS 820.010 or 820.020.

      (2) Upon request, the Superintendent of State Police shall assist the department in these inspections. [1983 c.338 §741]

 

      820.050 Orders regarding noncomplying vehicles or drivers. (1) Whenever the Department of Transportation finds that a vehicle described under ORS 820.010 or 820.020 violates any provision of the safety code adopted under ORS 820.030 or an amendment thereto, the department shall make, enter and serve upon the owner of the vehicle any order necessary to protect the safety of persons transported in the vehicle.

      (2) The department may direct in an order, as a condition to the continued use of the motor vehicle for authorized purposes, that such additions, repairs, improvements or changes be made and such safety devices and safeguards be furnished and used as are reasonably required to satisfy the requirements of the safety code, in the manner and within the time specified in the order.

      (3) The department may also issue to the owner of the vehicle an order to require that any driver of the motor vehicle satisfy the minimum standards for a driver under the safety code established under ORS 820.030.

      (4) Any person aggrieved by an order of the department under this section may appeal under the provisions of ORS 183.480.

      (5) Violation of an order issued under this section is subject to penalty as provided under ORS 820.060. [1983 c.338 §742]

 

      820.060 Safety requirement; owner violation of worker transport vehicle safety code; penalty. (1) The following vehicles shall be maintained in a safe condition and operated in a safe manner at all times:

      (a) Vehicles described in ORS 820.010. This paragraph applies whether or not the vehicle is used upon a public highway.

      (b) Vehicles described in ORS 820.020.

      (2) A person commits the offense of owner violation of the worker transport vehicle safety code if the person is the owner of a vehicle described under ORS 820.010 or 820.020 and the person does any of the following:

      (a) Violates or willfully fails to comply with an order issued under ORS 820.050.

      (b) Violates any provision of the safety code established under ORS 820.030, or any amendment thereto.

      (3) The offense described in this section, owner violation of worker transport vehicle safety code, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §743; 1985 c.393 §50]

 

      820.070 Driver violation of worker transport vehicle safety code; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of driver violation of worker transport vehicle safety code if the person, at any time, operates a vehicle described under ORS 820.010 or 820.020 in a manner that violates any provision of the safety code established under ORS 820.030 or any amendment thereto.

      (2) The offense described in this section, driver violation of worker transport vehicle safety code, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §744; 1985 c.393 §51]

 

SCHOOL VEHICLES

 

      820.100 Adoption of safety standards for construction and equipment of school vehicles. (1) The State Board of Education shall adopt and enforce such reasonable standards relating to school bus and school activity vehicle construction and school bus and school activity vehicle equipment as the board deems necessary for safe and economical operation, except that the board may not authorize the use of school buses manufactured before April 1, 1977.

      (2) The governing board of a public university listed in ORS 352.002 may adopt and enforce separate standards of the type described under this section for school buses and school activity vehicles that are under the governing board’s jurisdiction, except that the governing board may not authorize the use of school buses manufactured before April 1, 1977.

      (3) The State Board of Education shall adopt and enforce standards for school bus stop arms authorized by ORS 820.105.

      (4) Standards adopted under this section:

      (a) Must be consistent with requirements established by statute or by rule adopted under statutory authority that relate to the same subject.

      (b) Shall be consistent with minimum uniform national standards, if such standards exist.

      (c) May include different requirements for different classes or types of school buses or school activity vehicles.

      (d) May include any exemptions determined appropriate under ORS 820.150. [1983 c.338 §747; 1985 c.16 §358; 1985 c.420 §12; 1987 c.654 §6; 1989 c.491 §71; 2007 c.632 §1; 2013 c.768 §150; 2015 c.767 §211]

 

      820.105 School bus stop arms. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, school buses may be equipped with an octagonal shaped mechanical stop arm that indicates when the bus is stopped to load or unload passengers on a roadway. The stop arms authorized by this section shall be equipped with two alternately flashing red bus safety lights showing both to the front and rear of the bus. [1987 c.654 §5]

 

      Note: 820.105 was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 820 but was not added to any smaller series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

 

      820.110 Rules and standards for driver qualification and training and accident reports. (1) The State Board of Education shall adopt and enforce rules to establish requirements of operation, qualifications or special training of drivers and special accident reports for school buses and school activity vehicles.

      (2) The governing board of a public university listed in ORS 352.002 may adopt and enforce separate standards of the type described under this section for school buses and school activity vehicles that are under its jurisdiction.

      (3) The rules and standards adopted under this section:

      (a) Are subject to ORS 820.190 and 820.200 and to any other statute or regulation relating to the operation of vehicles, qualifications of drivers and accident reports.

      (b) Must be consistent with requirements established by statute or by rule adopted under statutory authority that relate to the same subject.

      (c) May include different requirements for different classes or types of school buses or school activity vehicles.

      (d) May include any exemptions determined appropriate under ORS 820.150.

      (4) If the Department of Transportation suspends, cancels or revokes any driving privileges of a person who holds a school bus endorsement under ORS 807.035 (5), the Department of Transportation shall notify the Department of Education of the suspension, cancellation or revocation. [1983 c.338 §748; 1985 c.16 §359; 1985 c.420 §13; 1989 c.491 §72; 2007 c.120 §1; 2013 c.768 §151; 2015 c.767 §212]

 

      820.120 Rules and standards for school vehicle inspection. (1) The State Board of Education shall adopt and enforce rules to provide for the inspection of school buses and school activity vehicles to assure that the vehicles are in compliance with requirements under standards and rules established under ORS 820.100 and 820.110, as applicable, and that the vehicles are safe for operation. The rules may include intervals of inspections.

      (2) The governing board of a public university listed in ORS 352.002 may adopt and enforce separate standards of the type described under this section for school buses and school activity vehicles that are under its jurisdiction.

      (3) The rules and standards adopted under this section:

      (a) Are subject to any other statute or regulation relating to the safety of vehicles for operation and the inspection of vehicles.

      (b) May include different requirements for different classes or types of school buses or school activity vehicles.

      (c) May include any exemptions determined appropriate under ORS 820.150. [1983 c.338 §749; 1985 c.420 §14; 1989 c.491 §73; 2013 c.768 §152; 2015 c.767 §213]

 

      820.130 School bus registration. The Department of Transportation shall issue registration for a school bus when notified that the vehicle conforms to applicable standards and rules under ORS 820.100 to 820.120 and that the vehicle is safe for operation on the highways. Notification required by this section shall be from:

      (1) The State Board of Education or its authorized representative regarding vehicles under its regulatory authority.

      (2) The governing board of a public university listed in ORS 352.002 or the authorized representative of the governing board regarding vehicles under the governing board’s jurisdiction. [1983 c.338 §752; 1985 c.420 §17; 1999 c.39 §11; 2013 c.768 §153; 2015 c.767 §214]

 

      820.140 Revocation of registration. The Department of Transportation may revoke the registration of any school bus if the department determines that the vehicle:

      (1) Is not maintained and operated in accordance with standards and rules applicable to the vehicle under ORS 820.100 to 820.120; or

      (2) Is not safe for operation over or is not safely operated over the public highways. [1983 c.338 §753; 1985 c.16 §360; 1985 c.420 §18; 2013 c.768 §153a]

 

      820.150 Rules and standards for exemption of certain vehicles from Oregon Vehicle Code. (1) The State Board of Education, by rule, may establish classes or types of vehicles that are not considered school buses or school activity vehicles for purposes of the Oregon Vehicle Code or classes of school buses or school activity vehicles that are not subject to regulation under the Oregon Vehicle Code either partially or completely.

      (2) The governing board of a public university listed in ORS 352.002 may adopt separate standards of the type described under this section for vehicles that are under its jurisdiction.

      (3) Rules and standards adopted under this section are subject to the following:

      (a) Any exemption, either partial or total, established under this section may be based upon passenger capacity, on limited use or on any other basis the State Board of Education or the governing board considers appropriate.

      (b) An exemption, either partial or total, may not be established under this section for any vehicle that is marked with or displays the words “school bus.”

      (c) Any vehicle determined not to be a school bus under this section is not a school bus within the definition established under ORS 801.460. Partial exemptions established for vehicles under this section may include removal of the vehicle from any provisions relating to school buses under the vehicle code.

      (d) Any vehicle determined not to be a school activity vehicle under this section is not a school activity vehicle within the definition established under ORS 801.455. Partial exemptions established for vehicles under this section may include removal of the vehicle from any provisions relating to school activity vehicles under the vehicle code.

      (e) In considering any rules and standards under this section, the boards shall consider the need to ensure student safety. [1985 c.420 §16; 1989 c.491 §74; 1995 c.79 §381; 1999 c.39 §12; 2013 c.768 §154; 2015 c.767 §215]

 

      820.160 Illegal display of school bus markings; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of illegal display of school bus markings if the person displays the words “School Bus” on any vehicle unless the vehicle:

      (a) Is used in transporting school children to or from school or an authorized school activity or function; and

      (b) Complies with the applicable requirements under standards and rules established under ORS 820.100 to 820.120.

      (2) The offense described in this section, illegal display of school bus markings, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §750; 1985 c.393 §52; 1995 c.383 §98; 2013 c.768 §154a]

 

      820.170 Improper school bus markings; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of improper school bus markings if the person displays the words “School Bus” on a vehicle without such words being marked in the front and in the rear in letters eight inches high or higher and of proportionate width.

      (2) The offense described in this section, improper school bus markings, is a Class D traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §751; 1985 c.393 §53; 1995 c.383 §99]

 

      820.180 Unsafe school vehicle operation; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of unsafe school vehicle operation if:

      (a) The person operates or owns and causes or permits to be operated a school bus or school activity vehicle in a manner that is in violation of any standards and rules applicable to the vehicle that are adopted under ORS 820.100 to 820.120;

      (b) The person owns or leases and causes or permits to be operated for school purposes a school bus or school activity vehicle containing more passengers than the vehicle is designed to transport; or

      (c) The person operates or owns and causes or permits to be operated a school bus manufactured before April 1, 1977.

      (2) A person is not in violation of subsection (1)(b) of this section if a bus or vehicle contains more passengers than it is designed to transport due to unforeseen or unusual circumstances.

      (3) The offense described in this section, unsafe school vehicle operation, is a Class B traffic violation. [1985 c.420 §4; 1991 c.392 §1; 1995 c.383 §100; 2007 c.632 §2; 2013 c.768 §154b]

 

      820.190 Minor operating school vehicle; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of being a minor operating a school vehicle if the person is under 18 years of age and the person drives any of the following while it is in use for the transportation of pupils to or from school or an authorized school activity or function:

      (a) A school bus.

      (b) A school activity vehicle.

      (c) A vehicle owned by a public or governmental agency.

      (d) A privately owned vehicle that is operated for compensation that is a vehicle other than a vehicle commonly known and used as a private passenger vehicle and not operated for compensation except in the transportation of students to or from school.

      (2) The offense described in this section, minor operating a school vehicle, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §754; 1985 c.420 §19]

 

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

 

      820.200 Minor operating public passenger vehicle; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of being a minor operating a public passenger vehicle if the person is under 21 years of age and the person drives a motor vehicle while it is in use as a public passenger-carrying vehicle.

      (2) The offense described in this section, minor operating a public passenger vehicle, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §755]

 

      820.210 Registration exemptions for golf carts and similar vehicles. (1) Golf carts operated in accordance with an ordinance adopted under ORS 810.070 are exempt from registration requirements under the vehicle code.

      (2) Golf carts or substantially similar vehicles that are operated by persons with disabilities at not more than 15 miles an hour are exempt from registration requirements under the vehicle code.

      (3) Notwithstanding any provision of the vehicle code relating to vehicle equipment and condition, upon designation of a portion of a highway becoming effective under an ordinance adopted under ORS 810.070, it shall be lawful to drive golf carts on highways or portions thereof so designated in accordance with the rules and regulations prescribed by the local authority. [1983 c.338 §780; 2007 c.70 §349]

 

      820.220 Operation of low-speed vehicle in prohibited area; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of operation of a low-speed vehicle in a prohibited area if the person is a person with a disability and the person operates a golf cart or substantially similar motor vehicle on any highway with a speed designation greater than 25 miles per hour.

      (2) The offense described in this section, operation of low-speed vehicle in prohibited area, is a Class D traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §781; 2007 c.70 §350]

 

AMBULANCES AND EMERGENCY VEHICLES

 

(Application of Traffic Laws)

 

      820.300 Exemptions from traffic laws. (1) Subject to conditions, limitations, prohibitions and penalties established for emergency vehicle and ambulance drivers under ORS 820.320, the driver of an emergency vehicle or ambulance may do any of the following:

      (a) Park or stand in disregard of a statute, regulation or ordinance prohibiting that parking or standing.

      (b) Proceed past a red signal or stop sign.

      (c) Exceed the designated speed limits.

      (d) Disregard regulations governing direction of movement or turning in specified directions.

      (e) Proceed past the flashing bus safety lights without violating ORS 811.155 if the driver first stops the vehicle and then proceeds only when the driver:

      (A) Determines that no passengers of the bus remain on the roadway; and

      (B) Proceeds with caution.

      (2) The provisions of this section:

      (a) Do not relieve the driver of an emergency vehicle or ambulance from the duty to drive with due regard for the safety of all other persons.

      (b) Are not a defense to the driver of an emergency vehicle or ambulance in an action brought for criminal negligence or reckless conduct.

      (c) Except as specifically provided in this section, do not relieve the driver of an emergency vehicle or ambulance from the duty to comply with ORS 811.155. [1983 c.338 §757; 1985 c.16 §362; 1995 c.209 §5]

 

      820.310 [1983 c.338 §758; 1985 c.16 §363; 1985 c.278 §2; repealed by 1995 c.209 §7]

 

      820.320 Illegal operation of emergency vehicle or ambulance; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of illegal operation of an emergency vehicle or ambulance if the person is the driver of an emergency vehicle or ambulance and the person violates any of the following:

      (a) The driver of an emergency vehicle or ambulance may only exercise privileges granted under ORS 820.300 when responding to an emergency call or when responding to, but not upon returning from, an emergency. The driver of an emergency vehicle may exercise privileges granted under ORS 820.300 when in pursuit of an actual or suspected violator of the law.

      (b) The driver of an emergency vehicle or ambulance must use a visual signal with appropriate warning lights when the driver is exercising privileges granted under ORS 820.300.

      (c) In addition to any required visual signal, the driver of an emergency vehicle or ambulance must make use of an audible signal meeting the requirements under ORS 820.370 when the driver is proceeding past a stop light or stop sign under privileges granted by ORS 820.300 (1)(b).

      (d) A driver of an emergency vehicle or ambulance who is exercising privileges granted under ORS 820.300 by parking or standing an emergency vehicle in disregard of a regulation or ordinance prohibiting that parking, stopping or standing, shall not use the audible signal.

      (e) In exercising the privileges under ORS 820.300 (1)(e) relating to buses and bus safety lights, the driver of an emergency vehicle or ambulance must first stop the vehicle and then must:

      (A) Determine that no passengers of the bus remain on the roadway; and

      (B) Proceed with caution.

      (f) In proceeding past any stop light or stop sign under the privileges granted by ORS 820.300, the driver of an emergency vehicle or ambulance must slow down as may be necessary for safe operation.

      (g) The driver of an emergency vehicle or ambulance must not exceed any designated speed limit to an extent which endangers persons or property.

      (2) The driver of an emergency vehicle that is operated as an emergency police vehicle is not required to use either visual signal or the audible signal as described in this section in order to exercise the privileges granted in ORS 820.300 when it reasonably appears to the driver that the use of either or both would prevent or hamper the apprehension or detection of a violator of a statute, ordinance or regulation.

      (3) The offense described in this section, illegal operation of an emergency vehicle or ambulance, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §759; 1985 c.16 §364; 1995 c.209 §1]

 

(Records)

 

      820.330 Failure to make, maintain and make available ambulance records; exemption; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of failure to make, maintain and make available ambulance records if the person violates any of the following:

      (a) When an ambulance is used in an emergency situation the driver of the ambulance, within 24 hours after such use, shall cause to be made and must sign a record that complies with ORS 820.340.

      (b) The owner of any ambulance shall cause any record required by this section to be preserved for not less than seven years.

      (c) Upon demand of any district attorney, the custodian of any record required under this section shall make the record available to that district attorney for the purpose of investigating any alleged violation of ORS 820.320 by a driver of an ambulance.

      (d) Upon demand of an authorized representative of the Oregon Health Authority, the custodian of any record required under this section shall make the record available to the authorized representative who wishes to inspect the record for purposes of ascertaining identities of emergency medical services providers as defined in ORS 682.025.

      (2) This section does not apply to any person or ambulance exempted by ORS 682.035 or 682.079 from regulation by the authority.

      (3) Authority of political subdivisions to regulate records of ambulances is limited under ORS 682.031.

      (4) The offense described in this section, failure to make, maintain and make available ambulance records, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §760; 1985 c.393 §54; 1995 c.209 §6; 2009 c.595 §1148; 2011 c.703 §48]

 

      820.340 Contents of ambulance records. Records required under ORS 820.330 must contain all of the following:

      (1) The time of day and the date when ambulance service was requested.

      (2) The name of the ambulance driver and the name of the emergency medical services providers, as defined in ORS 682.025, who provided the service, one of whom may be the driver.

      (3) The name and address of any individual to be transported.

      (4) Any reason to believe the life of the individual is jeopardized by delay of the ambulance.

      (5) The location from which the individual is to be transported.

      (6) The name and address of any person who requested the ambulance service.

      (7) The time of day when service for the individual is begun and ended. [1983 c.338 §761; 2011 c.703 §49]

 

(Equipment)

 

      820.350 Ambulance warning lights. (1) Subject to any other law or rule pursuant thereto relating to lighting of a vehicle, the Department of Transportation may prescribe required warning lights for ambulances. The requirements established under this section may include, but are not limited to, numbers required, placement, visibility, rate of flash if applicable and inside indicators.

      (2) Enforcement of the requirements established under this section is provided under ORS 820.360. [1983 c.338 §762; 1985 c.79 §1; 1989 c.782 §38]

 

      820.360 Illegal ambulance lighting equipment; exemption; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of illegal ambulance lighting equipment if the person drives or moves on any highway or owns and causes or knowingly permits to be driven or moved on any highway an ambulance that does not contain and is not at all times equipped with warning lights in proper condition and adjustment as required under ORS 820.350.

      (2) This section does not apply to any person or ambulance exempted by ORS 682.035 or 682.079 from regulation by the Oregon Health Authority.

      (3) Authority of political subdivisions to regulate warning lights on ambulances is limited under ORS 682.031.

      (4) The offense described under this section, illegal ambulance lighting equipment, is a Class C traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §763; 1995 c.383 §30; 2009 c.595 §1149]

 

      820.370 Ambulance or emergency vehicle sirens. (1) Subject to any other law or rule pursuant thereto relating to the noise of a vehicle, the Department of Transportation may prescribe required sirens or other audible signals for ambulances and emergency vehicles. The requirements established under this section may include, but are not limited to, numbers required, placement, audibility and inside indicators.

      (2) Enforcement of the requirements established under this section is provided under ORS 820.380. [1983 c.338 §764; 1985 c.16 §365; 1985 c.79 §2; 1989 c.782 §39]

 

      820.380 Illegal ambulance or emergency vehicle sirens; exemption; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of illegal ambulance or emergency vehicle sirens if the person drives or moves on any highway or owns and causes or knowingly permits to be driven or moved on any highway an ambulance or emergency vehicle that does not contain and is not at all times equipped with sirens or other audible signals in proper conditions and adjustment as required under ORS 820.370.

      (2) This section does not apply to any ambulance or person operating or owning an ambulance if the ambulance or person is exempted by ORS 682.035 or 682.079 from regulation by the Oregon Health Authority.

      (3) Authority of political subdivisions to regulate sirens and other audible signals is limited under ORS 682.031.

      (4) The offense described under this section, illegal ambulance or emergency vehicle sirens, is a Class C traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §765; 1995 c.209 §2; 1995 c.383 §31; 2009 c.595 §1150]

 

IMPLEMENTS OF HUSBANDRY

 

      820.400 Unlawful operation of implement of husbandry; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of unlawful operation of an implement of husbandry if the person operates an implement of husbandry in violation of any of the following:

      (a) Such vehicle must be driven as closely as is practicable to the right-hand edge of the roadbed, including the shoulders, if any.

      (b) Such vehicle, if the movement of the vehicle occurs during the hours of darkness, must be equipped and operating two headlights, clearance lights and reflectors marking the overall width as far as practical and visible from the front, rear and sides and a taillight.

      (c) An image display device may not be operated in an implement of husbandry at any time while the implement of husbandry is being operated on a highway. As used in this paragraph, “image display device” has the meaning given that term in ORS 815.240.

      (d) Such vehicle must display, when driven, a slow-moving vehicle emblem described in ORS 815.060.

      (2) The offense described in this section, unlawful operation of an implement of husbandry, is a Class D traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §779; 1985 c.69 §7; 1985 c.393 §55; 1995 c.383 §101; 2005 c.572 §3]

 

      820.500 [1983 c.338 §782; 1985 c.16 §378; 1985 c.416 §7; 1989 c.148 §19; 1991 c.459 §438k; 1991 c.873 §42; 1993 c.233 §66; 1997 c.577 §48; 1999 c.383 §1; 2001 c.675 §14; repealed by 2003 c.655 §143]

 

      820.510 [1985 c.16 §381; 1993 c.233 §67; 1993 c.696 §10; 1999 c.383 §2; 2003 c.189 §1; repealed by 2003 c.655 §143]

 

MANUFACTURED STRUCTURES

 

      820.520 Travel or special use trailer assessed as manufactured structure; effect of ceasing to be used as permanent home. When a travel trailer or special use trailer ceases to be assessed under the ad valorem tax laws of this state as a manufactured structure under ORS 308.880, the trailer must be registered and licensed as a travel trailer or special use trailer. [1983 c.338 §783; 1985 c.16 §379; 1993 c.18 §171; 1993 c.696 §11; 2003 c.655 §122]

 

      820.525 [1999 c.383 §4; 2003 c.189 §2; repealed by 2003 c.655 §143]

 

      820.530 [1983 c.338 §784; 1985 c.16 §382; 1985 c.401 §16; 1993 c.233 §68; 1995 c.383 §102; repealed by 2003 c.655 §143]

 

      820.540 [1983 c.338 §785; 1985 c.16 §383; 1995 c.383 §103; repealed by 2003 c.655 §143]

 

      820.550 [1983 c.338 §786; 1995 c.383 §104; repealed by 2003 c.655 §143]

 

      820.560 [1983 c.338 §787; 1985 c.16 §384; 1985 c.416 §8; 1989 c.409 §1; 1993 c.551 §4; 1993 c.751 §78; 1999 c.359 §4; repealed by 2003 c.655 §143]

 

      820.570 Violating trip permit requirements for manufactured structures; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of violating trip permit requirements for manufactured structures if the person does any of the following:

      (a) Moves a manufactured structure on a highway of this state without a trip permit for the movement. This paragraph does not apply to movements of manufactured structures by vehicle transporters as permitted under ORS 822.310.

      (b) Fails to prominently display a trip permit on the rear of a manufactured structure being moved when a trip permit is required for the move.

      (c) Moves a manufactured structure when a trip permit is required without completing the permit prior to the movement.

      (2) The offense described under this section, violating trip permit requirements for manufactured structures, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §788; 1985 c.16 §385; 1985 c.416 §9; 2003 c.655 §123]

 

      820.580 [1983 c.338 §789; 1985 c.16 §386; repealed by 2003 c.655 §143]

 

      820.585 [2001 c.675 §1; repealed by 2003 c.655 §143]

 

      820.587 [2001 c.675 §2; repealed by 2003 c.655 §143]

 

      820.589 [2001 c.675 §3; repealed by 2003 c.655 §143]

 

      820.591 [2001 c.675 §4; repealed by 2003 c.655 §143]

 

      820.593 [2001 c.675 §5; repealed by 2003 c.655 §143]

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