As used in OAR
, the following definitions apply:
(A) Tires with studs including retractable
studded tires allowed under ORS
(B) Tires marked as mud and snow or
all-season radial tires when used on vehicles exempt under ORS
(C) Tires identified by the
Rubber Manufacturers Association as meeting tests indicating the tire provides
greater traction than mud and snow tires under winter driving
- Link chains, cable chains or another device that attaches to the wheel,
vehicle or outside of the tire that is specifically designed to augment the
traction of a vehicle under ice or snow conditions.
(c) "Retractable studded tires" are tires
with embedded studs of metal or other material that retract to at or below the
wear bar of the tire and project not less than four-hundredths (0.04) inch
beyond the tread surface of the tire when extended.
As used in ORS
"motor vehicles used for regularly scheduled medical transport services" means
a vehicle used for regularly scheduled, point-to-point transportation for
medical purposes and is not a vehicle described by either of the following:
(a) A vehicle regulated by a political
subdivision under ORS
(b) A vehicle, commonly known as a private
passenger car or private passenger van, that is used by the owner of the
vehicle or a relative of the owner of the vehicle for personal transportation
for medical purposes.
Or. Admin. R.
2 HD 15-1981, f. & ef.
11-20-81; HWY 4-1995, f. & cert. ef. 10-17-95; HWY 10-1997(Temp), f.
10-21-97, cert. ef. 11-1-97; TO 8-1998, f. & cert. ef. 9-14-98; HWD 1-2004,
f. & cert. ef. 1-20-04; HWD 7-2005, f. & cert. ef. 9-16-05; HWD 6-2008,
f. & cert. ef. 7-28-08;
4-2021, minor correction filed 09/30/2021, effective
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 815.045,
& OL 2021 Chapter 630