Oregon Statutes - Chapter 806 - Financial Responsibility Law - Section 806.245 - Termination of future responsibility filing requirement; reasons.

A termination of the requirement to maintain a future responsibility filing does not remove a personís responsibility to comply with financial responsibility requirements. Except as provided in ORS 806.255, the Department of Transportation shall terminate requirements for a future responsibility filing when any of the following occurs:

(1) The person on whose behalf the filing was made dies.

(2) More than three years have passed from the date the filing was required.

(3) A person on whose behalf the filing was made requests termination and either:

(a) The person was required to file because of an error committed by the department; or

(b) The person was required to file because of an error committed by an insurance company in notifying the department regarding the correctness of a certification under ORS 806.150.

(4) A person who was required to file because of failure to respond to a department demand under ORS 806.160 requests termination and the department determines either:

(a) That the person was in fact in compliance with financial responsibility requirements as of the date of the departmentís letter of verification under ORS 806.150; or

(b) That the person reasonably and in good faith believed that the person was in compliance with financial responsibility requirements on the date of the departmentís letter of verification.

(5) A person who was required to file because of failure to prove under ORS 806.210 that the person was in compliance with financial responsibility requirements requests termination and the department determines either:

(a) That the person was in fact in compliance with financial responsibility requirements at the time of the accident; or

(b) That the person reasonably and in good faith believed that the person was in compliance with financial responsibility requirements at the time of the accident. [1987 c.258 §4]

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