As the recipient of a grant from GHSA and ride-hailing company Lyft to prevent impaired driving, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) partnered with the Portland Police Bureau to distribute codes for discounted Lyft rides during the 2019 holiday season.
After increasing speed limits on some of the state's most-traveled highways, Oregon saw an increase in rural road deaths. ODOT's Troy Costales speaks to the risks of increased speeds.
Story by Antonio Sierra
November 30, 2018
Authorized a study on AVs.
Bicycle helmets required for all riders under 16.
Universal helmet law enacted 1988.
Checkpoints are not conducted. They are illegal under state Constitution.
Length of Regular Renewal Cycle
Provisions for Mature Drivers
50 and over: vision test required
DUID Zero Tolerance or Per se Laws for Some Drugs
- Possession and Use: Decriminalized and legal for recreational and medical use
- Impaired Driving: None