Or. Admin. R. 734-071-0010 - Designated Highways and Definitions

(1) The types of vehicles, combinations of vehicles, or loads listed in Table 1 or Table 2 may operate without special permit upon:
(a) Group 1, Group 2 and Group 3 highways as shown on Group Map 1 as published by the Department when the dimensions do not exceed those listed in Table 1 for the corresponding highway group. Group Map 1, revised January 2008 is adopted by reference and made a part of division 71 rules; and
(b) Routes listed on Route Map 7 as published by the Department when the dimensions do not exceed those listed in Table 2 for the corresponding route listed in Table 2. Route Map 7, revised May 2008 is adopted by reference and made a part of Division 71 rules.
(c) Table 1 and Table 2 are available from the ODOT Over-Dimension Permit Unit at 3930 Fairview Industrial Drive SE Salem, OR 97302 or on the Commerce and Compliance Division website at: https://www.oregon.gov/odot/MCT/Documents/Div71tables.pdf.
(2) Definitions for the purpose of Division 71 rules:
(a) "Auxiliary axle" is an axle that qualifies as a booster axle, flip axle or lift axle;
(b) "Booster axle" means a separate vehicle bolted or pinned to another vehicle that redistributes weight from one or more axles to other axles and pivots from side to side at the connection point or has wheels that steer during turning;
(c) "CCD" means the Commerce and Compliance Division of the Oregon Department of Transportation;
(d) "Dromedary truck-tractor" means a motor vehicle designed to carry a load on a dromedary box, plate or deck, not exceeding 12'06" in length inclusive of load and designed to pull a semitrailer;
(e) "Flip axle" means an axle that is bolted or pinned to a vehicle and flips from the closed position on the trailer to a deployed position on the ground extending the length and hauling capacity of the trailer;
(f) "Gross Vehicle Weight Rating" (GVWR) means the gross vehicle weight rating as defined in ORS 801.298;
(g) "Lift axle" means an axle that can be raised from or lowered to the surface of the ground;
(h) "Motor truck" means a motor vehicle that is primarily designed or used for carrying loads other than passengers;
(i) "Overall length" includes the vehicle or combination of vehicles and any load overhangs. Exclusions to overall length determination are provided in OAR 734-071-0050.
(j) "Passenger vehicle" or "light vehicle" means a motor vehicle, regardless of design or intended use;
(k) "Pickup truck" means a motor vehicle designed to carry passengers and to carry a load and which may not tow more than one vehicle, except as provided in OAR 734-071-0060;
(L) "Stinger-steered" is as defined in ORS 801.507;
(m) "Tow-away operation" means an operation where empty trailers constitute the commodity being transported; and
(n) "Truck-tractor" means a motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing (towing) other vehicles and constructed so as not to carry any load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle or load, or both, as drawn.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 734-071-0010
1 OTC 5-1980, f. & ef. 3-27-80; 2HD 5-1982(Temp), f. & ef. 10-5-82; 2HD 8-1983, f. & ef. 3-30-83; HWY 3-1993(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-13-93, HWY 3-1994(Temp), f. 5-19-94, cert. ef. 5-20-94; HWY 2-1995, f. & cert. ef. 10-16-95; HWY 5-1997, f. & cert. ef. 5-9-97; TO 5-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-16-98; TO 2-2001, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-01; TO 10-2002, f. & cert. ef. 12-13-02; HWD 1-2003, f. & cert. ef. 8-21-03; HWD 5-2004, f. & cert. ef. 5-20-04; HWD 7-2004, f. 12-28-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; HWD 10-2008, f. & cert. ef. 12-15-08; HWD 5-2011, f. & cert. ef. 5-27-11; HWD 10-2020, minor correction filed 05/11/2020, effective 05/11/2020; HWD 11-2020, minor correction filed 05/11/2020, effective 5/11/2020

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 184.619, 810.060 & 823.011

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 818.200 & 818.220

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