ORS 821.170
Operation of Class I all-terrain vehicle without driving privileges; exemptions; penalty


(1)

A person 16 years of age or older commits the offense of operation of a Class I all-terrain vehicle without driving privileges if the person operates a Class I all-terrain vehicle on public lands and the person does not hold a valid Class I all-terrain vehicle operator permit issued under ORS 390.570 (Class I all-terrain vehicle operator permits).

(2)

A child under 16 years of age commits the offense of operation of a Class I all-terrain vehicle without driving privileges if the child operates a Class I all-terrain vehicle on public lands and the child does not meet all the following conditions:

(a)

The child must be accompanied by a person who is at least 18 years of age, holds a valid all-terrain vehicle operator permit issued under ORS 390.570 (Class I all-terrain vehicle operator permits), 390.575 (Class III all-terrain vehicle operator permits) or 390.577 (Class IV all-terrain vehicle operator permit) and is able to provide immediate assistance and direction to the child.

(b)

The child must hold a valid Class I all-terrain vehicle operator permit issued under ORS 390.570 (Class I all-terrain vehicle operator permits).

(c)

The child must meet rider fit guidelines established by the State Parks and Recreation Department under ORS 390.585 (Rules).

(3)

This section does not apply if the all-terrain vehicle is:

(a)

Used exclusively in farming, agricultural or forestry operations or used by persons licensed under ORS chapter 571 exclusively for nursery or Christmas tree growing operations; and

(b)

Being used on land owned or leased by the owner of the vehicle.

(4)

The offense described in this section, operation of Class I all-terrain vehicle without driving privileges, is a Class C traffic violation. [1985 c.459 §17; 1987 c.158 §175; 1995 c.383 §110; 1999 c.977 §24; 2007 c.887 §1; 2011 c.360 §22a]

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