ORS 811.495
Unlawful coasting on downgrade
  • exception
  • penalty


A person commits the offense of unlawful coasting on a downgrade if the person is the driver of a vehicle on a downgrade and the person coasts with the gears or transmission of the motor vehicle in neutral or with the clutch disengaged.


This section does not apply to the driver of a motorized bicycle.


The offense described in this section, unlawful coasting on a downgrade, is a Class D traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §656; 1985 c.16 §321; 1995 c.383 §76]

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May. 15, 2020