Motor Carriers

ORS 825.230
Carrier to operate only in class for which authority issued

  • effect of violation


The Department of Transportation shall, in issuing certificates or permits, classify the applicants as to their proper class under the law and no carrier shall operate in a different class without certificate or permit from the department.


An authorized for-hire carrier may act as a private carrier without separate or additional authority.


If, after notice and hearing, the department finds that any carrier is operating in a class other than that for which the certificate or permit is issued, the department shall revoke or suspend the certificate or permit, or order the carrier to cease and desist the illegal or irregular practices found. [Formerly 767.180; 1997 c.249 §264; 2001 c.567 §4]
Chapter 825

(formerly chapter 767)

Notes of Decisions

Political subdivisions subject to provisions of Public Contracts and Purchasing Law, [former] ORS chapter 279, are not required to comply with it before entering into contracts for supplies or services of public utilities whose rates are regulated pursuant to this chapter (formerly ORS chapter 767). Bower Trucking and Whse. Co. v. Multnomah Cty., 35 Or App 427, 582 P2d 439 (1978)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Nonprofit operation of van pools, (1978) Vol 38, p 1780


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