“Serious traffic violation” means:
(1) A violation, while operating a motor vehicle and holding a commercial driver license, of:
(a) ORS 811.140, reckless driving;
(b) Any law establishing a speed limit, if the person is operating the vehicle 30 miles per hour or more above the posted limit and a court imposes a suspension under ORS 811.109; or
(c) Any law establishing a speed limit, if the person is operating the vehicle at a speed of 100 miles per hour or greater.
(2) A violation, while operating a commercial motor vehicle, of:
(a) Any law establishing a speed limit, if the person is operating the vehicle 15 miles per hour or more above the posted limit.
(b) The basic speed rule established in ORS 811.100 if the person is operating the vehicle 15 miles per hour or more above the speeds established in ORS 811.105 as prima facie evidence of violation of the basic speed rule.
(c) ORS 807.010 (1), vehicle operating without driving privileges.
(d) ORS 807.570, failure to carry a license or to present a license to a police officer.
(e) ORS 811.140, reckless driving.
(f) ORS 811.305, driving on the left on a curve or grade or at an intersection or rail crossing.
(g) ORS 811.370, failure to drive within a lane.
(h) ORS 811.410, unsafe passing on the left.
(i) ORS 811.415, unsafe passing on the right.
(j) ORS 811.485, following too closely.
(k) Any law relating to motor vehicle traffic control if the violation is connected to a fatal accident. This paragraph does not apply to violations of parking laws or laws regulating vehicle weight or equipment.
(L) Any law of another jurisdiction that corresponds to an Oregon law described in this section. [1991 c.185 §7; 1995 c.733 §81; 2003 c.819 §14; 2005 c.649 §22; 2007 c.122 §7]
Note: Section 23, chapter 649, Oregon Laws 2005, provides:
Sec. 23. The amendments to ORS 801.477 by section 22 of this 2005 Act apply to:
(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, offenses committed before, on or after the effective date of this 2005 Act [July 27, 2005] if the suspension period is enhanced under ORS 809.413 based on a prior offense and the person was driving a commercial motor vehicle at the time of the offense.
(2) Offenses committed on or after the effective date of this 2005 Act if the offense is an offense not described in subsection (1) of this section or if the offense is an offense described in ORS 801.477 (2)(c) or (d). [2005 c.649 §23]Section: Previous 801.454 801.455 801.460 801.462 801.465 801.470 801.475 801.477 801.480 801.485 801.490 801.500 801.505 801.507 801.510 Next
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