New changes being made to Oregon driving laws

There are some changes to Oregon driving laws that are taking effect starting January 1.

Posted: Dec. 14, 2017 5:24 PM
Updated: Dec. 14, 2017 5:36 PM

SALEM, Ore. - Some new laws will take effect for drivers in Oregon starting January 1.

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Drivers will no longer have to report a fender bender if the damage is less than $2,500. Currently, the law requires you to report it if it's $1,500.

There are new rules for registration cards.

People can black out addresses on registration card or proof of insurance.

People will no longer need to take a driving test to get an endorsement on their license to drive three-wheeled motorcycles.

Other changes include registering for P.O.W. plates. Those will now be permanent.

The surcharge for Crater Lake license plates will now be $15.

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