Electric Assisted Bicycles
Oregon Bike Laws
Vulnerable Roadway User
March 31, 2017
Oregon has a statutory law against dangerous street drains.
This law is reflective of Oregon’s progressive safety laws. However, it is somewhat limited in scope and takes some sorting through to know where drains are required to be safe and where the...
March 28, 2017
An electric assisted bicycle (also called an e-assist bike or an electric bike) has the same legal status as an unassisted bicycle in Oregon.
However, that status comes with certain requirements. The electric assisted bicycle has to be equipped with...
March 14, 2017
Yes, a bicycle can legally carry a passenger in Oregon so long as the bicycle was designed to carry the number of passengers aboard. ORS 814.460.
What this means is that riding on the handlebars or pegs of a bicycle is not lawful, but riding in the p...
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May 1, 2018
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February 17, 2018
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February 6, 2018
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October 12, 2017
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October 5, 2017
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October 2, 2017
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September 22, 2017
Getting away with it: how Oregon police are toothless to cite bad drivers.
April 11, 2016
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