Rules of the Road for Drivers

ORS 811.609
Family placards

The Department of Transportation shall issue disabled person parking permits in the form of family placards for use on vehicles that are regularly used by a family that includes more than one person with a disability. All the following apply to placards issued under this section:


The department shall determine the form, size and content of the placards except that the department shall require that the expiration date of a placard be visible when the placard is displayed in the vehicle.


Placards issued under this section shall be valid for a period of eight years from the date of issue. Upon expiration, placards may be renewed in a manner determined by the department by rule.


The department shall not issue or renew a placard under this section unless a licensed physician certifies that the family includes at least two persons with disabilities. [1991 c.741 §4b; 1999 c.91 §5; 2001 c.827 §16; 2005 c.406 §4; 2007 c.70 §334]
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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