Pedestrians

ORS 814.518
Improper operation of motor assisted scooter on highway

  • exceptions
  • penalty


(1)

A person commits the offense of improper operation of a motor assisted scooter on a highway if the person is operating a motor assisted scooter on a highway with a designated speed limit greater than 25 miles per hour.

(2)

This section does not apply if:

(a)

The person is operating a motor assisted scooter on a highway with a designated speed limit greater than 25 miles per hour and the person is operating the motor assisted scooter on a bicycle lane; or

(b)

The person is operating a motor assisted scooter while crossing a highway with a designated speed limit greater than 25 miles per hour.

(3)

The offense described in this section, improper operation of a motor assisted scooter on a highway, is a Class D traffic violation. [2001 c.749 §8]
Chapter 814

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