Refusal, Suspension, Cancellation and Revocation of Registration, Title, Driving Privileges and Identification Card

ORS 809.120
Court-ordered suspension of registration or driving privileges for weight violation


In addition to any other punishment imposed under ORS 818.040 (Violation of posted weight limits), a convicting court has authority to order the suspension of the driving privileges of the operator of the vehicle used to violate ORS 818.040 (Violation of posted weight limits) or the registration of the vehicle if the vehicle is required to be registered by the Department of Transportation. The authority of a court to order the suspension of driving privileges or registration under this section is subject to the following:


Subject to paragraph (b) of this subsection, the court may only order suspension for a period of up to 90 days.


For a second or subsequent violation of ORS 818.040 (Violation of posted weight limits), within one year after the first conviction, the court shall order the suspension for not less than 30 days nor more than 90 days.


Upon ordering a suspension under this section, a court shall secure the license, driver permit or registration plates ordered suspended and shall immediately forward them to the department with the order of suspension as provided under ORS 809.275 (Court to take possession of license or permit).


Upon receipt of an order under this section, the department shall proceed as provided under ORS 809.020 (Response to court-ordered suspension) or 809.280 (Department procedures following court order of suspension or revocation). [1983 c.338 §390; 1985 c.16 §207; 1991 c.407 §31; 2011 c.355 §3]


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Jun. 26, 2021