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Oregon Revised Statutes Oregon Vehicle Code § 811.193

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(1)(a) A person commits the offense of smoking, aerosolizing or vaporizing in a motor vehicle if the person smokes or uses an inhalant delivery system in a motor vehicle while a person under 18 years of age is in the motor vehicle.

(b) As used in this subsection:

(A) “Smokes” means to inhale, exhale, burn or carry a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe, weed, plant, regulated narcotic or other combustible substance; and

(B) “Uses an inhalant delivery system” means to use an inhalant delivery system, as defined in ORS 431A.175 , in a manner that creates an aerosol or vapor.

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 810.410 , a police officer may enforce this section only if the police officer has already stopped and detained the driver operating the motor vehicle for a separate traffic violation or other offense.

(3) Smoking, aerosolizing or vaporizing in a motor vehicle is a:

(a) Class D traffic violation for a first offense.

(b) Class C traffic violation for a second or subsequent offense.

Cite this article: - Oregon Revised Statutes Oregon Vehicle Code § 811.193 - last updated January 01, 2018 |

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