Oregon Statutes - Chapter 822 - Regulation of Vehicle Related Businesses - Section 822.600 - Failure of garage to report accident or bullet contact; penalty.

(1) A person commits the offense of failure of a garage to report an accident or bullet contact if the person is in charge of any garage or repair shop to which is brought any motor vehicle that shows evidence of having been involved in a serious accident or struck by any bullet and the person does not report to the nearest police station or sheriff’s office within 24 hours after such motor vehicle is received giving the registration number and the name and address of the owner or operator of such vehicle.

(2) An additional report need not be made under this section when the owner of the vehicle is also the owner of the garage or repair shop and the person has made a report under ORS 811.725 or 811.730 that includes the information required by this section.

(3) The offense described in this section, failure of garage to report accident or bullet contact, is a Class A traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §834]

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