General Provisions and Definitions for Oregon Vehicle Code

ORS 801.485
“Sidewalk”


“Sidewalk” means the area determined as follows:

(1)

On the side of a highway which has a shoulder, a sidewalk is that portion of the highway between the outside lateral line of the shoulder and the adjacent property line capable of being used by a pedestrian.

(2)

On the side of a highway which has no shoulder, a sidewalk is that portion of the highway between the lateral line of the roadway and the adjacent property line capable of being used by a pedestrian. [1983 c.338 §89]

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

Requested jury instruction regarding pedestrian's right of way on sidewalk was properly refused where neither testimony nor exhibits demarcated "adjacent property line." Nyman v. Lang, 81 Or App 361, 724 P2d 944 (1986)


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