Oregon Statutes - Chapter 820 - Special Provisions for Certain Vehicles - Section 820.010 - Vehicles subject to safety regulation; Department of Consumer and Business Services jurisdiction; rules.

(1) A motor vehicle is subject to safety regulation under ORS 820.030 to 820.070, if the vehicle is furnished by an employer and is used to transport one or more workers to and from their places of employment. All of the following apply to this subsection:

(a) The employer must be an individual who employs or uses two or more workers.

(b) The workers employed or transported may be any individuals who are employed for any period in any work for which the workers are compensated, whether full- or part-time.

(c) The place of employment to and from which the vehicle is used to transport workers must be a location where one or more workers are actually performing the labor incident to their employment.

(d) Vehicles may include passenger automobiles and station wagons operated by or on behalf of employers.

(2) If vehicles described in this section are worker transport buses, the vehicles may be subject to additional regulation for the use of bus safety lights under ORS 811.520 and 816.300 in addition to safety measures under ORS 811.155.

(3) The Department of Consumer and Business Services has concurrent jurisdiction with the Department of Transportation in the adoption, under ORS 820.030, of rules relating to vehicles described in this section and in the enforcement of those rules under ORS 820.040 and 820.050 as applied to vehicles described in this section.

(4) Vehicles described in this section are in addition to any vehicles subjected to regulation under ORS 820.020. [1983 c.338 §738; 1985 c.16 §355]

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