POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Mary Hull Caballero Charter, Code and Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 16 Vehicles and Tra Chapter 16.30 Towing & Disposition of Vehicles
16.30.820 Obstructing Traffic.

A. The operator of a wrecker or tow truck may stop a vehicle where it obstructs traffic when the operator:

1. Is engaged in the recovery of another vehicle; and

2. Takes the precautionary measures required by this Section.

B. A person commits the offense of failure to take precautions when obstructing traffic with a tow vehicle or wrecker engaged in the recovery of another vehicle if the operator does not do all of the following:

1. Determine that the recovery operation requires stopping the tow or recovery vehicle in the roadway; and

2. Activate tow vehicle warning lights described in ORS 816.280.