Oregon Statutes - Chapter 824 - Railroads - Section 824.062 - Equipment required on track motor cars.

(1) Every person operating or controlling any railroad which is a common carrier shall equip each of its track motor cars operating during the period 30 minutes before sunset and 30 minutes after sunrise with:

(a) An electric headlight of sufficient candle power to enable the operator of the car to plainly discern any track obstruction, landmark, warning sign or grade crossing at a distance not less than 300 feet.

(b) A red rear electric light with sufficient candle power to be plainly visible at a distance not less than 300 feet.

(c) A windshield equipped with a device, which must be kept in good working order, with which the operator can clean rain, snow and other moisture from the windshield.

(d) A canopy or top adequate to protect the occupants of the car from sun, rain, snow or other inclement weather.

(2) As used in this section, “track motor car” means all power-propelled speeders and motor cars which can be lifted on and off the track by hand. [Formerly 761.320]

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