Oregon Statutes - Chapter 816 - Vehicle Equipment: Lights - Section 816.370 - Exemptions from lighting equipment prohibitions.

This section establishes exemptions from ORS 816.350 and 816.360. The exemptions established under this section are in addition to any exemptions under ORS 801.026. The exemptions under this section are partial or complete as described in the following:

(1) ORS 816.350 and 816.360 shall not be construed to prohibit the use of additional parts and accessories on any vehicle not inconsistent with the provisions of those sections.

(2) Lighting equipment used on motor vehicles of special interest that are registered under ORS 805.020 shall be deemed in compliance with ORS 816.350 and 816.360 if the equipment is original manufacturer’s equipment and accessories, or their equivalent and if the equipment is maintained in safe operating condition.

(3) ORS 816.350 and 816.360 do not apply to equipment on any of the following:

(a) Road machinery.

(b) Road rollers.

(c) Farm tractors.

(d) Antique motor vehicles that are maintained as a collector’s item and used for exhibitions, parades, club activities and similar uses, but not used primarily for the transportation of persons or property.

(4) Ambulances and emergency vehicles are subject to the provisions under ORS 820.350 and 820.360. [1983 c.338 §465]



[Reserved for expansion]

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