Or. Admin. R. 735-028-0005 - Voluntary Odometer Reading for a Vehicle that is 10 Years Old or Older

The purpose of this rule is to establish the manner in which a person may provide a voluntary odometer reading to DMV for a vehicle that is 10 years old or older as provided in ORS 803.102.

(1) If a person wants to submit a voluntary odometer reading as defined under OAR 735-028-0000(11) the voluntary odometer reading:
(a) Must be submitted to DMV during the process of a title transaction. The person may submit the voluntary odometer reading by:
(A) Providing it on the application; or
(B) Giving it to the DMV representative verbally.
(b) Must include the date of the reading or the date the reading was received by DMV;
(c) Must include the following to be recorded on the vehicle record and title or salvage title:
(A) A reading greater than zero; or
(B) A reading of zero or greater, if provided with an odometer message as described in subsection (d) of this Section.
(d) May include an odometer message that states to the best of the knowledge of the person providing the reading that:
(A) The mileage stated is in excess of the odometer's mechanical limits;
(B) The reading does not reflect the actual mileage; or
(C) The odometer is not readable.
(e) Does not constitute an endorsement by DMV as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability or usefulness of the odometer reading, odometer message or the date of the reading.
(2) DMV will not attempt to verify the mileage reported for a voluntary odometer reading.
(3) A person who provides a voluntary odometer reading to DMV is not subject to the certification requirements for an odometer disclosure required under ORS 803.102, 49 CFR, Part 580 or DMV rules.


Or. Admin. R. 735-028-0005
DMV 1-2014(Temp), f. 3-25-14, cert. ef. 4-1-14 thru 9-28-14; DMV 5-2014, f. & cert. ef. 6-24-14; DMV 6-2014, f. & cert. ef. 7-9-14; DMV 45-2018, amend filed 11/20/2018, effective 11/20/2018

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 184.619, 802.010, 802.200, 803.102 & 803.120

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 803.102 & 803.120

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