Oregon Statutes - Chapter 811 - Rules of the Road for Drivers - Section 811.735 - Failure of vehicle occupant to make accident report; penalty.

(1) A person commits the offense of failure of a vehicle occupant to make an accident report if:

(a) The person is an occupant, other than the driver, of a vehicle at a time when the vehicle is involved in an accident required to be reported under ORS 811.720;

(b) The driver of the vehicle is physically incapable of making an accident report required under ORS 811.725; and

(c) The occupant does not make the accident report or cause the accident report to be made.

(2) This section does not require an occupant of a vehicle who is not a driver to make any certification of compliance with financial responsibility requirements.

(3) The offense described in this section, failure of a vehicle occupant to make an accident report, is a Class B traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §579]

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