Or. Admin. R. 735-128-0000 - Drivers

(1) Only experienced, competent, qualified, and licensed drivers, not less than 18 years of age shall be permitted to operate vehicles used to transport workers. A chauffeur's license is not required.
(2) No driver of a vehicle used to transport workers shall operate such vehicle for more than 10 hours in the aggregate excluding rest stops and stops for meals in any period of 24 consecutive hours unless such driver be off duty for eight consecutive hours immediately following the 10 hours aggregate driving and within said period of 24 consecutive hours. The term "24 consecutive hours" as used herein means any such period starting at the time the driver reports for duty. In case of snow, sleet, fog, or other adverse weather conditions a driver may be permitted to drive or operate a motor vehicle for not more than 12 hours in the aggregate in any period of 24 consecutive hours in order to complete the run without being off duty for a period of eight consecutive hours.
(3) In lieu of responsible supervisory personnel the operator of a vehicle shall at all times be in charge of workers and responsible for the observance of safety rules by the workers being transported.
(4) When the driver's compartment is separate from the compartment used to transport workers and children under 18 years of age are riding, an adult or some person not less than 18 years of age shall be designated to supervise the children and shall ride in the same compartment with them.
(5) There shall be some signal system or signaling device provided for the supervisor to communicate with or signal the driver.
(6) Signals adopted shall be simple and understood by both driver and supervisor. If a signaling device is used it shall be maintained in good working order.


Or. Admin. R. 735-128-0000
MV 49(Temp), f. & ef. 7-11-73 thru 11-8-73; MV 57, f. 7-19-74, ef. 8-11-74; Administrative Renumbering 3-1988, Renumbered from 735-081-0080

Stat. Auth.: ORS 184.616 &. ORS 820.030

Stats. Implemented: ORS 820.030 & ORS 820.070

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