Vehicle Equipment Generally

ORS 815.440
Unauthorized possession, use or distribution of traffic control signal operating device

  • exemption
  • penalty


(1)

A person commits the offense of unauthorized possession, use or distribution of a traffic control signal operating device if the person owns, uses, sells or otherwise distributes a device that is designed to control a traffic control light as a person using the device approaches the light.

(2)

This section does not apply to persons operating traffic control signal operating devices as authorized by ORS 815.445 (Authority to use traffic control signal operating devices).

(3)

For purposes of ORS 133.555 (Hearing), a traffic control signal operating device is contraband if it is used by a person who is not authorized as provided in ORS 815.445 (Authority to use traffic control signal operating devices) to use the device.

(4)

The offense described in this section, unauthorized possession, use or distribution of a traffic control signal operating device, is a Class C misdemeanor. [1993 c.314 §14; 1993 c.522 §5; 1997 c.507 §1]

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Jun. 26, 2021