Oregon Statutes - Chapter 803 - Vehicle Title and Registration - Section 803.505 - Failure to carry registration card; penalty.

(1) The owner of a vehicle that is registered in this state commits the offense of failure to carry a registration card if the owner does not place and keep the card in or on the vehicle in a manner that makes it readily available for police inspection upon request.

(2) The following apply to the offense described in this section:

(a) The owner of a commercial vehicle is not in violation of this section if a photocopy of the card is used.

(b) In the case of a camper, the owner shall keep the registration card in the transporting vehicle.

(c) In the case of a snowmobile the registration card or certificate shall be in a place that is readily accessible whether or not the snowmobile is in operation.

(3) The offense described in this section, failure to carry a registration card, is a Class D traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §255; 1987 c.217 §3; 1989 c.991 §27; 1993 c.751 §94; 1995 c.383 §40; 1995 c.774 §13; 1999 c.977 §21]

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