Oregon Department of Transportation, Highway Division

Rule Rule 734-020-0330
Standards for Use of Traffic Control Signal Operating Devices


(1)

Only authorized users may use a traffic control signal operating device:

(a)

Emergency vehicles may use an authorized emergency preemption system;

(b)

Buses may use an authorized bus priority system. Use must be according to the signed agreement described in OAR 734-020-0320 (Standards for Installation and Operation of Emergency Preemption and Bus Priority Systems)(3)(b); and

(c)

Traffic signal maintenance vehicles may use traffic control signal operating devices to test and maintain emergency preemption systems or bus priority systems.

(2)

Priority for the actuation of emergency preemption and bus priority systems is as follows:

(a)

First priority will be given to emergency vehicles. Authorized users and the traffic control signal system owners and operators may agree as described in OAR 734-020-0320 (Standards for Installation and Operation of Emergency Preemption and Bus Priority Systems) to assign multiple priorities for emergency vehicles, by type or class within their service areas.

(b)

Secondary priority will be given to buses authorized to use a bus priority system.
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