Rules of the Road for Drivers

ORS 811.806
Exceeding maximum speed for funeral procession

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(1)

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person commits the offense of exceeding the maximum speed for a funeral procession if:

(a)

The person is driving in a funeral procession on a highway with a speed limit of less than 50 miles per hour and the person drives at a speed that exceeds five miles per hour less than the speed limit; or

(b)

The person is driving in a funeral procession on a highway with a speed limit greater than 50 miles per hour and the person drives at a speed that exceeds 45 miles per hour.

(2)

The offense described in this section, exceeding the maximum speed for a funeral procession, is a Class D traffic violation. [1991 c.482 §12; 1995 c.383 §3]
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)


Source

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Jun. 26, 2021