(1) A person commits the offense of operation of a funeral escort vehicle or a funeral lead vehicle with improper lights if the person:
(a) Fails to equip the funeral escort vehicle or funeral lead vehicle with at least one “fire company warning light” as provided for under ORS 816.350 and described under ORS 816.285; or
(b) Uses the “fire company warning light” at any time except during a funeral procession.
(2) No ordinance or other regulation shall prohibit the use of warning lights on a funeral escort vehicle or funeral lead vehicle while driving in a funeral procession.
(3) The offense described in this section, operation of a funeral escort vehicle or funeral lead vehicle with improper lights, is a Class D traffic violation. [1991 c.482 §6; 1993 c.18 §170; 1995 c.383 §1]Section: Previous 811.710 811.715 811.717 811.720 811.725 811.730 811.735 811.740 811.800 811.802 811.804 811.806 811.808 811.810 811.812 Next
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