ORS 811.735
Failure of vehicle occupant to make accident report to Department of Transportation; penalty


A person commits the offense of failure of a vehicle occupant to make an accident report if:


The person is an occupant, other than the driver, of a vehicle at a time when the vehicle is involved in an accident required to be reported under ORS 811.720 (When accident must be reported to Department of Transportation);


The driver of the vehicle is physically incapable of making an accident report required under ORS 811.725 (Driver failure to report accident to Department of Transportation); and


The occupant does not make the accident report or cause the accident report to be made.


This section does not require an occupant of a vehicle who is not a driver to provide proof of compliance with financial responsibility requirements.


The offense described in this section, failure of a vehicle occupant to make an accident report, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §579; 2019 c.312 §14]

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May. 15, 2020