Vehicle Equipment Generally

ORS 815.020
Operation of unsafe vehicle

  • penalty


(1)

A person commits the offense of operation of an unsafe vehicle if the person does any of the following:

(a)

Drives or moves on any highway any vehicle which is in such unsafe condition as to endanger any person.

(b)

Owns a vehicle and causes or knowingly permits the vehicle to be driven or moved on any highway when the vehicle is in such unsafe condition as to endanger any person.

(2)

The offense described in this section, operation of an unsafe vehicle, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §437]

Notes of Decisions

"Endanger" means to pose probable risk of harm or loss. State v. Stookey, 255 Or App 489, 297 P3d 548 (2013)


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Jun. 26, 2021