Destroyed, Totaled, Abandoned, Low-Value and Stolen Vehicles

ORS 819.185
Procedure for vehicles that have no identification markings

If there is no vehicle identification number on a vehicle and there are no registration plates and no other markings through which the Department of Transportation could identify the owner of the vehicle, then an authority otherwise required to provide notice under ORS 819.170 (Notice prior to taking vehicle into custody and towing) or 819.180 (Notice after taking into custody and towing) is not required to provide such notice and the vehicle may be towed and disposed of as though notice and an opportunity for a hearing had been given. [1995 c.758 §22; 2009 c.371 §13]
§§ 819.110 to 819.270

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Under Former Similar Statute

Due process requirements of procedures for removal by State Police of abandoned and illegally parked vehicles from right of way of state or interstate highway or from state property, (1981) Vol 41, p 474


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