ORS 811.277
Failure to yield right of way at uncontrolled T intersection; penalty


(1)

A person commits the offense of failure to yield the right of way at an uncontrolled T intersection if the person is operating a motor vehicle on a highway that ends at an uncontrolled T intersection and the person does not yield the right of way to any driver who is on the highway at the top of the T intersection.

(2)

As used in this section and ORS 811.275 (Failure to yield right of way at uncontrolled intersection):

(a)

“T intersection” means an intersection at which one highway is perpendicular to another and at which one of the highways ends.

(b)

“Top of the T intersection” means the highway that does not end at the junction of two highways.

(3)

The offense described in this section, failure to yield the right of way at an uncontrolled T intersection, is a Class B traffic violation. [2003 c.183 §2]
Chapter 811

See also annotations under ORS chapter 483 in permanent edition.

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute

A party in violation of a motor vehicle statute is negligent as a matter of law unless he introduces evidence from which the trier of fact could find that he was acting as a reasonably prudent person under the circumstances. Barnum v. Williams, 264 Or 71, 504 P2d 122 (1972)

Law Review Citations

Under Former Similar Statute

10 WLJ 207 (1974)


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