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

ORS 809.525
Serious traffic offenses

  • rules


(1)

Except as provided in this section, the Department of Transportation shall suspend the commercial driving privileges of a person for a period of 60 days if:

(a)

The department receives a record of a conviction of a serious traffic offense;

(b)

The offense was committed within three years of the commission of another serious traffic offense for which the department received a record of a conviction; and

(c)

The offenses did not arise out of the same incident.

(2)

The department shall suspend the commercial driving privileges of a person for a period of 120 days if:

(a)

The department receives a record of a conviction of a serious traffic offense;

(b)

The offense was committed within three years of the commission of two or more other serious traffic offenses for which the department received records of conviction; and

(c)

The offenses did not arise out of the same incident.

(3)

The department by rule shall designate traffic offenses that constitute serious traffic offenses for the purposes of this section. To the extent practicable, rules adopted by the department under this section shall be uniform with any applicable federal regulations related to offenses that constitute serious traffic offenses.

(4)

A report of a conviction in another jurisdiction has the same effect as if the serious traffic offense conviction had occurred in this state.

(5)

A suspension imposed under this section is consecutive to any other suspension imposed under this section or ORS 809.510 (Conviction of crime), 809.530 (Violation of out-of-service order) or 809.535 (Suspension of commercial driver license for specified rail crossing violations) if the suspensions do not arise out of the same incident. [2013 c.237 §7; 2017 c.190 §2]

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Jun. 26, 2021