General Provisions and Definitions for Oregon Vehicle Code

ORS 801.605
“Vehicle of special interest”

“Vehicle of special interest” means any American or foreign made vehicle that is maintained as a collector’s item and that:


Is a street rod under ORS 801.513 (“Street rod”);


Is a high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle and originally manufactured for military use; or


Complies with all of the following:


The vehicle must be:


At least 25 years old as dated from any current year; or


Sanctioned as a vehicle of special interest by an established organization that provides for recognition of vehicles of special interest.


If the vehicle is a reconstructed vehicle, the Department of Transportation must determine that the vehicle has been reconstructed with substantially original parts and that the vehicle otherwise complies with this section. [1983 c.338 §112; 1985 c.16 §29; 1997 c.402 §3; 2003 c.122 §2; 2017 c.196 §1]


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