Oregon

    811.109 Penalties for speed violations. (1) Violation of a specific speed limit imposed under law or of a posted speed limit is punishable as follows:

    (a) One to 10 miles per hour in excess of the speed limit is a Class D traffic violation.

    (b) 11 to 20 miles per hour in excess of the speed limit is a Class C traffic violation.

    (c) 21 to 30 miles per hour in excess of the speed limit is a Class B traffic violation.

    (d) Over 30 miles per hour in excess of the speed limit is a Class A traffic violation.

    (2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, if the speed limit is 65 miles per hour or greater and:

    (a) The person is exceeding the speed limit by 10 miles per hour or less, the offense is a Class C traffic violation.

    (b) The person is exceeding the speed limit by more than 10 miles per hour but not more than 20 miles per hour, the offense is a Class B traffic violation.

    (c) The person is exceeding the speed limit by more than 20 miles per hour, the offense is a Class A traffic violation.

    (3) Violation of the basic speed rule by exceeding a designated speed posted under ORS 810.180 is punishable as follows:

    (a) One to 10 miles per hour in excess of the designated speed is a Class D traffic violation.

    (b) 11 to 20 miles per hour in excess of the designated speed is a Class C traffic violation.

    (c) 21 to 30 miles per hour in excess of the designated speed is a Class B traffic violation.

    (d) Over 30 miles per hour in excess of the designated speed is a Class A traffic violation.

    (4) In addition to a fine imposed under subsection (1), (2) or (3) of this section, a court may impose a suspension of driving privileges for up to 30 days if a person exceeds a speed limit or designated speed by more than 30 miles per hour and the person has received at least one prior conviction under ORS 811.100 or 811.111 within 12 months of the date of the current offense.

    (5) If a person drives 100 miles per hour or greater when the person commits a violation described in this section, a court shall impose the following in lieu of a punishment otherwise imposed under this section:

    (a) A fine of $1,000; and

    (b) A suspension of driving privileges for not less than 30 days nor more than 90 days.

    (6) When a court imposes a suspension under subsection (4) or (5) of this section, the court shall prepare and send to the Department of Transportation an order of suspension of driving privileges of the person. Upon receipt of an order under this subsection, the department shall take action as directed under ORS 809.280. [1995 c.383 §14; 2003 c.819 §17; 2005 c.491 §1]

    811.140 Reckless driving; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of reckless driving if the person recklessly drives a vehicle upon a highway or other premises described in this section in a manner that endangers the safety of persons or property.

    (2) The use of the term “recklessly” in this section is as defined in ORS 161.085.

    (3) The offense described in this section, reckless driving, is a Class A misdemeanor and is applicable upon any premises open to the public. [1983 c.338 §571]