Oregon prohibits texting and use of handheld cell phones for all drivers with the exception of police, emergency responders and drivers in emergency situations. Novice drivers are prohibited from all cell phone use.
Oregon has two types of speeding laws: a “basic speeding law” and “absolute limits.” This article explains the differences between the two and the consequences of a speeding violation. (Also, check out our article that discusses the different types of speeding laws.) Basic Speeding Law Oregon’s
Running a stop sign or red light is one of the most common moving violations (especially popular when police officers must meet their ticket quotas for the month). Here are the basics on the enforcement, defenses and penalties for this offense in Oregon.
To qualify for a disability parking plates or placards (sometimes referred to as a “handicapped sticker”) in Oregon, the applicant must meet one of the conditions described below and must obtain a licensed physician’s certification prior to the initial issuance of disability access placards. Oregon requires that the applicant is: